How to export a lot of data from on-prem SQL Server to Azure SQL for testing

Lately we have created several data marts in Azure SQL that will be fed from a data warehouse hosted on premises. The data mart is first created and tested locally so that we can get the structure and required stored procs correct. Whilst we are doing this it is easy to quickly transfer representative data to test the efficiency. Every...

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Adding tables of static data to an SSDT project

Quite often when creating a database you will need tables of static data.  These range from simple lookups to date dimensions in a data warehouse.  You can easily create these in an SSDT project.Presuming you have already designed your tables and they are present in your project;Create a folder in your project called StaticData then add a sql script...

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