Federation Metadata in SQL Azure Part 3 – Monitoring Ongoing Federation Operations

In part 2 we talked about federation metadata history views. Federation history views only report operation that completed. For monitoring ongoing operations federations provide a separate set of dynamic management views under sys.dm_federation_operation*. All federation operations such as CREATE, ALTER or DROP consist of a set of steps that are executed async. With all async…


Great work Herve!

Not sure if you all know Herve Roggero but he has been a great community leader and MVP driving scalable programming models for the cloud. Here is a quick video he and I recorded to thank him for all the work he put in on SQL Azure and especially on federations. By MVP Award Program…