SQL Server

Anonymizing and masking sensitive data in SQL databases before migrating to Azure SQL

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Many companies I interact with have expressed an interest in migrating their legacy SQL Server databases to Azure. Typically this is due to End of Life for SQL Server 2008 (and 2008 R2) and other times it’s a desire to perform reporting and analytics on existing data in the cloud. (I wrote about migrating to… Read More »Anonymizing and masking sensitive data in SQL databases before migrating to Azure SQL

Tracking, resolving, storing and presenting AKA.MS short links from social media using Serverless capabilities in Azure

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I think I’ve written once or twice I’m a great fan of building Proof of Concepts and prototypes. This allows me to rapidly learn without fear or risk of failing in front of an important customer. And all customers who pay for your time are important, of course. I’ve long admired the fantastic AKA.MS short… Read More »Tracking, resolving, storing and presenting AKA.MS short links from social media using Serverless capabilities in Azure