Calling Http endpoints in T-SQL using CURL extension

SQL Server Database Engine don’t have built-in functions that would enable you to send information to some API using http protocol. If you would need to call some REST endpoint or a web hook from the T-SQL code, you would need to use WebClient or WebRequest classes from .Net framework and expose them as T-SQL…


C# 7 Series, Part 10: Span<T> and universal memory management

Part 1: Value TuplesPart 2: Async MainPart 3: Default LiteralsPart 4: DiscardsPart 5: Private ProtectedPart 6: Read-only structsPart 7: Ref ReturnsPart 8: “in” ParametersPart 9: ref structsPart 10: (This post) Span<T> and universal memory management Background .NET is a managed platform, that means the memory access and management is safe and automatic. All types are…


Demo – Azure SQL Database Managed Instance in action

Azure SQL Database Managed Instance is new data service in Azure cloud that exposes fully-managed SQL Server Instance that is hosted in Azure cloud and placed in customer VNET. Here you can see some of the key new features that are available in Managed Instance.


C# 7 Series, Part 9: ref structs

Part 1: Value TuplesPart 2: Async MainPart 3: Default LiteralsPart 4: DiscardsPart 5: Private ProtectedPart 6: Read-only structsPart 7: Ref ReturnsPart 8: “in” ParametersPart 9: (This post) ref structs Background In the previous posts, I have explained many new C# features, each of the feature is introduced to either enhance the language, or solve issues….