From Cosmos DB to the Synapse Dedicated SQL Pool

With the announcement back at Ignite that SQL Server 2022 will have support for Synapse Link, I figured it would be a good idea to put together a quick post showing how you can use Synapse Link today, using the already-available connector for Cosmos DB as an example. I don't know if the behavior will…

Upping My Audio Quality Game

A few months ago, Anthony Nocentino discussed his Pluralsight setup. I decided that this was a good time to take advantage of a friend's knowledge and upgrade my system. Obligatory Warnings Before I get into the setup, I have to lay out some warnings. You get two classes of obligatory warning here: first, that I…

gRPC and .NET on Linux

Not too long ago, I attended Mark Rendle's session on gRPC in .NET. Being a bit, well, me, I decided to bring my Linux-based laptop. After all, .NET Core (and now .NET 5 and 6) supports Linux, so why not? Well, about 90 minutes into the session, I ran into a trouble that nobody else…