This winter I started a timelapse just pointed out my window to see the transition from the snowy cold of the North Dakota winter to the pleasant green of summer. The problem being I set it up on my desk and several people walk by. Also, you can’t see out the window at night because the lights stay on and all you see is a reflection.

While working with a customer recently I ran into a few roadblocks while connecting from an Azure Analytics Service instance to a SQL Managed Instance.

A new release of SQL Managed Instance has been announced you can check out all the documentation on this post.

This video is a quick walkthrough showing the backup and restore process of a database on a SQL Managed Instance with bring your own key and TDE enabled.