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InsideView: Get bulk data in JSON Format

If you ran into this article, then like me you’re wondering why the heck the InsideView API doesn’t allow you to pull bulk data in JSON format. InsideView’s justification is likely that the CSV format (the only option you currently have for receiving bulk data) is...

Azure Managed Disks – What you need to know

Earlier last month, Microsoft announced the general availability of managed disks. This has been one of the most heavily requested Azure features in the past for many reasons. Below are some big benefits of managed disks:   Centralized management and automatic...

How to approach performance tuning your SQL query

A question that I have been asked several times is how to go about performance tuning with your query. Let’s use a simple scenario here: a colleague comes to you and says, "I've written this query and its taking forever! Can you help?" How should you respond? Let me...

Are All Azure Virtual Machine Cores Created Equal?

A series, D series, DS series, F Series, G series, H Series. Azure offers many different types of SKUs at different price points. As you start to leverage the cloud more and more, you will sooner or later take performance and pricing into consideration if you haven't...