SQL Server 2016 and Azure SQL Database provide built-in functions that enable you to easily transform JSON documents into relational format and vice versa. Exchanging JSON documents between client applications and SQL Database is now easier than ever. In this session you will see how to create REST API using built-in JSON functionalities in SQL Server 2016 and Azure SQL Database.
Jovan Popovic is Program Manager working in Microsoft Development Center Serbia on SQL Server/Azure SQL Database products. He is working on SQL language enhancements, JSON/XML support, column store technology, temporal tables, in-memory OLTP, etc. He also worked on Parallel Data Warehouse product.
Jovan was presenter on many internal and public Microsoft events such as TechReady, PASS Summit, SQLSaturdays around the world. He is one of the top authors on official SQL Server engine blog series with 40+ posts about JSON support in SQL and other T-SQL language features. Prior to joining Microsoft, he was MVP for ASP.NET. Jovan holds PhD degree in computer science.