Please note: CTP2 has been superseded. See this post for information about JSON in Sql Server CTP3.2 This post is a quick tour of JSON Support in Sql Server 2016. Three key points: 1) There won’t be a native JSON type, instead it will be represented as an nvarchar. 2) There is no BSON or […]
“Stretching” the database now means migrating some or all data from local database tables into the Azure Cloud. The result is a hybrid design: each local table then has a counterpart in the cloud. Any query against the local table will be transparently re-written to include data from the “cloud table”.