433 votesAnonymous commented
Having the same issue. Workaround posted by John Mihalko works fine for now.
Dear Microsoft, please fix this ASAP. Don't your dev / QA teams don't talk to each other. ???
165 votesunplanned · AdminSQL Database feature voting forum admins (Product Owner, Microsoft Azure) responded
This is not currently planned at this time. Will keep this item open for voting and comments.Anonymous commented
This needs to be a feature dev on priority .. I have a staging db and a DW. Created external tables in DW ...A simple merge statement diesn't work.
I don't know the rationale to NOT providing this ASAP.
This is as true pain point for many.