Steph Martin

Steph Martin is a Senior Customer Engineer in the FastTrack for Azure team at Microsoft. She has a background in SQL Server database design and development and extensive knowledge of SSIS and ETL patterns and practices. She has a wide experience of the Azure data services, specialising in Azure SQL Database and Managed Instance, and ADF.

Steph is an active member of the data platform community running a PASS affiliated Meetup in the UK, and helping to co-ordinate the volunteer team at SQLBits.

42 - How to choose the 'Right' Datastore for your scenario

42 - How to choose the 'Right' Datastore for your scenario

There are so many types of data stores out there these days. You have relational, non-relational, documents, blob, tables, files and more. There’s also a growing awareness of ‘Polyglot Persistence’ where you use different data stores depending on the task. But how do you know which …

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Architecting for the cloud, one pattern at a time

Chris Reddington Steph Martin Published on Fri, Jul 9, 2021

19 - The Event Sourcing, Materialized View and CQRS Patterns

19 - The Event Sourcing, Materialized View and CQRS Patterns

The event sourcing pattern is a well-known pattern and has been around for some time. The idea is that you use an append-only store to record the full series of actions taken on the data. This combines well with the materialized view pattern, where a pre-populated view is generated over one (or …

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Architecting for the cloud, one pattern at a time

Chris Reddington Steph Martin Published on Wed, Dec 23, 2020

15 - The Sharding and Index Table Patterns

15 - The Sharding and Index Table Patterns

Starting to think about the data layer of your application, and concerned about scalability of your solution? Or have some form of application that needs to have segregation of data, perhaps customers with requirements to have their data in a particular geography? Then the first part of the session …

Architecture APIs Cloud Design Patterns Azure Architecture Center

Architecting for the cloud, one pattern at a time

Chris Reddington Steph Martin Published on Fri, Nov 13, 2020