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  1. better mechanism of cross database communication for SQL PaaS.

    better mechanism of cross database communication for SQL PaaS.

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    • more view to database resource utilization like blocking locks, etc. in SQL PaaS

      • more view to database resource utilization like blocking locks, etc. in SQL PaaS

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      • Provide T-SQL equivalent command for the Switch-AzuremRmSQLDatabaseFailOverGroup

        Provide T-SQL equivalent command for the Switch-AzuremRmSQLDatabaseFailOverGroup

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        • Add functionality to view tables within an Azure SQL database.

          There is no way you can see which tables are part of databases you use in AZure sql server whereas there is a query interface to perform queries on them. Meaning i have to switch between SSMS and Azure query interface to see what tables I need for a join for instance.....

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          • Implement "internal" SQL database with NSG protection

            At the moment the Azure SQL is visible to the whole World by default and protected by "database firewall" only. I would like to have an option to deploy a DB that will be visible only inside a particular VNet and protected by NSG (instead of deploying Windows machine and installing MSSQL in it)

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            • Solve the problem in retrieving data from SQL DB

              Hi Azure team,

              We are facing some problems with Azure SQL database.
              Failed to retrieving data from Azure SQL database to Android app

              It showing exception (Exception Screenshot attached)

              Coding we tried through Android Studio 2.3.3 project

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              • SQL Agent, Rename, Backup, Restore, azure SQL Database

                It would be great to have these basic features like renaming azure database with a simple right click, SQL Agent, Backup and Restore database from backup...

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                • Change pricing options

                  Azure DTU based pricing alone prevented me to select Azure cloud service for our company even we are .net shop. Different applications have different load on cpu, memory and disk io. Trying to fit them into DTU is stupid.

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                  • Support to SQL Intellisense

                    I think Azure need to support intellisense of MS Sql.. It's not one of "nice to have" things. I think it kind of 'must to have'

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                    • Add the capability to SQL Server Firewall Rules to use either IP address or MAC address.

                      Our people move around a lot, so their IP addresses constantly change. I'd like to have the ability to base SQL Server Firewall rules on MAC address as well as IP address.

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                      • Show more characters in the online Query editor so a Guid fits...

                        Currently, a guid is ellipsed. We most absolutely select one column in the SQL query to see a guid.

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                          • When transactional replication (subscriber/publisher) feature will be enabled on azure elastic database?

                            Need to enable transactional replication on azure elastic database using subscriber and publisher to replicate database from on premise to azure elastic database.

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                              • New firewall rule for Azure SQL Server for integrating with Office 365 services

                                There is a firewall rule to allow all azure services access to the SQL server in Azure, but for BCS, it would be great to have a parallel rule to allow all Office 365 IPs as well. Since the current count of Office 365 IP ranges is 126, and the number of rules per firewall is 128, there is little room for one's application specific IP ranges.

                                Add this to the SQL server firewall setup on the portal, and in Azure PowerShell scripting, REST, etc.

                                -thanks
                                -e

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                                • SQL Server Reporting Services Technical Preview

                                  SQL Server Reporting Services Technical Preview
                                  We cannot specify storage accounts / specify the virtual network / subnet / public IP when creating a SSRS Technical Preview VM.

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                                  • Support native SQL backup/restore for SQL Database...like RDS....

                                    Bacpacs are cumbersome and difficult to work with. Things would be much simpler if SQL Database supported native SQL backup.restore...like RDS.

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                                    • Make it more obvious that READ COMMITTED SNAPSHOT is turned on by default in Azure SQL Database

                                      From what I'm seeing, READ COMMITTED SNAPSHOT is turned on by default in all Azure SQL Databases. While you can disable it, this directly contradicts what is in Books On-Line's section on transaction isolation levels (https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms173763.aspx), and could cause people to encounter problems when trying to port apps from on-premise SQL. This should be called out clearly and in multiple places!

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                                      • let us pause a sql database

                                        It would be really nice to be able to pause a sql database, similar to taking one offline in SSMS. It's especially useful if you're moving the DB around to another sub or trying to replace it or something. I don't want to delete the DB that's there...just stop it until I'm confident that I'm finished with it.

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                                        • write an article about the cost efficiency of using an elastic SQL DB instead of a single SQL DB

                                          While there is a lot of technical detail about the pricing of various Azure services, it's sometimes difficult to gauge the tangible benefits of each. Specifically with SQL DBs, when does an elastic DB become more cost efficient than a single one when the aim is to still have just one DB? If DTU usage is low during the year because you are in development or otherwise, then does that in turn suggest that under certain loads, elastic is more cost efficient than single?

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