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How to import weather data into Microsoft SQL Server

When you want to drive data analysis of all types including data science and business intelligence applications, loading weather data into a relational databased is often the first step. As one of the most popular database platforms in the world, Microsoft SQL Server is the backend datastore for millions of applications from homebrew to enterprise. …

How to replace the Dark Sky API using the Visual Crossing Timeline Weather API

With the Dark Sky API shutting down in a few months, now is the ideal time to convert your weather application to use a more stable provider. The Visual Crossing Timeline Weather API provides the direct replacement that you need to minimize your conversion effort and ensure that you data costs remain stable. Both the …

What is a Weather API?

A weather API is an Application Programming Interface that allows weather data to be queried from scripts and code. Good weather APIs provide both historical weather data and forecast data via an easy-to-use, well-defined programming interface. The best APIs have dozens of weather measures, near-real-time current conditions reporting, and decades of worldwide historical weather reports. …