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Performance troubleshooting using new Azure Database for PostgreSQL features

10 January 2019

At Ignite 2018, Microsoft’s Azure Database for PostgreSQL announced the preview of Query Store (QS), Query Performance Insight (QPI), and Performance Recommendations (PR) to help ease performance troubleshooting, in response to customer feedback. This blog intends to inspire ideas on how you can use features that are currently available to troubleshoot some common scenarios.

Senior Program Manager, Microsoft Azure

Transforming your data in Azure SQL Database to columnstore format

20 December 2018

We are excited to reveal a public preview of a new feature in Azure SQL Database, both in logical server and Managed Instance, called CLUSTERED COLUMNSTORE ONLINE INDEX build. This operation enables you to migrate your data stored in row-store format to the columnstore format and maintain your columnstore data structures with the minimal downtime on your workload.

Program Manager, Azure SQL Database

A fintech startup pivots to Azure Cosmos DB

17 December 2018

The right technology choices can accelerate success for a cloud born business. This is true for the fintech start-up clearTREND Research. Their solution architecture team knew one of the most important decisions would be the database decision between SQL or NoSQL.

Software Architect, Microsoft Azure