SQL Saturday #1080 (South Florida 2024)


The following were presentations given to SQL Saturday #1080 (South Florida), on June 28, 2024 at Nova Southeastern University (NSU).

Session #1: SQL in the Cloud

Session #2: Fabric and Azure

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Session #1: SQL in the Cloud – Azure vs AWS vs GCP

Welcome to the landing page for this presentation, containing resources on the different Microsoft SQL Server (and other ANSI SQL) offerings within Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Google Cloud Platform (GCP).

Session Slide Deck


Azure SQL Database

SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines

Microsoft SQL Server on AWS

Entity Framework Core (.NET Core) – Azure SQL Database Transient Faults | Microsoft Docs

Connection Resiliency – EF Core | Microsoft docs.microsoft.com/…/transient-fault-handlingDocs

Transient Fault Handling (Building Real-World Cloud Apps with Azure) | Microsoft Docs

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Session #2: Fabric & Azure Data Factory

Welcome to the landing page for this presentation.

Session Slide Deck

Slide deck – Fabric and Azure Data Factory Revealed #1080

Session GitHub Repository

This session’s demos can be more easily reproduced by using the PowerShell scripts and ARM template found at the following GitHub repository:



These Microsoft and third-party references are useful:

Beginner’s Guide to Azure Data Factory by Cathrine Wilhelmsen

Azure Data Factory Documentation

Azure Data Factory Pricing

Data Factory in Microsoft Fabric Documentation

Data Factory in Microsoft Fabric Pricing

Azure Pricing Calculator


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