Sequential Identity in Fabric

Why do we need sequential identity in data warehousing? Currently Fabric doesnt support Identity columns. Even if/when it does, I assume that the numbers won't be sequential as most MPPs such as SqlPools generate different ranges per "node" as per Synapse, resulting in numbers that may be unique but look somewhat random. First up, … Continue reading Sequential Identity in Fabric

Connecting to Fabric using SqlClient

Microsoft Fabric doesnt yet support SqlLogins, but you can still connect programatically by using the Azure.Identity Classes which support both Managed Identity (if run from somewhere supporting that), or Visual Studio authentication if in debug or unit test mode. The examples below are c#, but similar works in Python too. Below is a code sample … Continue reading Connecting to Fabric using SqlClient