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U-SQL – Extracting Information From a Column Containing JSON

There are plenty of examples on how to parse JSON files using U-SQL, but what if one of the columns of a TSV contains JSON like this example: ID Name Vehicle 1 Joe “{“”Year””:””2017″”,””Make””:””Ford””,””Model””:””Fusion””}” 2 Bob “{“”Year””:””2016″”,””Make””:””Kia””,””Model””:””Sorento””}” We can adapt … Continue reading

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Using Azure Functions to Replace Cloud Workers

When looking at options for replacing Worker Roles in Azure Cloud Services, more and more, Azure Functions look to fit the bill. I like the idea of just writing code that focuses on what needs to be done and not … Continue reading

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