Microsoft OLE DB Driver 18 for SQL Server ( MSOLEDBSQL ) is released

Please read our product group’s blog post here : You can obtain our new product from Microsoft Download Center :

You can manage SQL Servers, Azure SQL DBs and Azure SQL DWHs using our new GUI tool “Microsoft SQL Operations Studio (sqlops)” from your Linux, Mac (and of course Windows) machines :)

You can download SQLOPS from for free. Our quickstart documents are ready for you to start using it right after installing it : To use with your SQL Server : To use with your Azure SQL DB : To use with your Azure SQL DWH : P.S. : SQLOPS is currently in “Preview”.

Azure Time Series Insights in Preview

Details are here :

Lift and shift your SSIS packages to run on Azure with Azure Data Factory v2

So far, you would need to create ADF pipelines, activities etc. to implement ETL tasks on Azure. But If you are SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) fun like me and want to use SSIS packages on Azure, you would need to run your SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) packages on your own SQL Server running…

SQL Server 2017 CTP2 running on Ubuntu

Here’s a screenshot from my Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS : SQL Server 2017 CTP2 is available for download :  

Görev değişikliği/Role Change

6 Mart 2017’den itibaren Microsoft Türkiye DX ekibindeki Azure Technical Evangelist rolümden ayrılıyorum. Bir önceki ekibimde Microsoft Support SQL Developer Support Escalation Engineer olarak çalışmaya devam edeceğim. As of March 6th, I’m leaving Microsoft Turkey DX team. I will continue working as SQL Developer Support Escalation Engineer in Microsoft Support, my previous role. As a…