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Learning How to Transition Your SQL Server Skills to Azure SQL | Data Exposed

The Azure Data team at Microsoft recently launched FOUR new ways for you to learn Azure SQL. They'll show you how to translate your existing SQL Server expertise to Azure SQL including Azure SQL Database and Azure SQL Managed Instance ... continue reading

Azure SQL – Automated Backups (Part 2) | Data Exposed

In the last part of this two-part series, Shreya Verma takes a deeper dive into backup options by showing us point-in-time, long-term retention, and geo restore demos. To learn about the different backups options Azure SQL provides and how to ... continue reading

Azure SQL – Automated Backups (Part 1) | Data Exposed

In part one of this two-part series, Shreya Verma discusses the different backups options (point-in-time restore, long-term retention) Azure SQL provides and how to effectively manage them. Watch on Data Exposed Additional Resources:Overview of Business ContinuityAutomated BackupsBackup Cost ManagementPiTR and ... continue reading

Benchmarking SQL Server and Azure SQL with WorkloadTools | Data Exposed: MVP Edition

Lifting and shifting your application to the cloud is extremely easy, on paper. The hard truth is that the only way to know for sure how it is going to perform is to test it. Benchmarking on-premises is hard enough, ... continue reading

Azure SQL and IoT | Data Exposed

IoT is almost always associated with NoSQL database. This is quite understandable as its flexibility and specialization are great for ingesting IoT data. But what if that flexibility and performance are also available in Azure SQL? That would make Azure ... continue reading

The Benefits of Advanced Threat Detection in Azure SQL Database | Data Exposed: MVP Edition

One of the major benefits of Azure SQL Database is that the Azure platform provides additional protection for your database against SQL Injection attacks and Data Exfiltration, amongst other threats. In this episode, MVP Joseph D'Antoni teaches you how to ... continue reading

Why Azure SQL is Best for Developers (Part 2) | Data Exposed

In the second part of this two-part series, Davide Mauri and Anna Hoffman further discuss why Azure SQL is the best database in the cloud for developers, dive deeper into architectures, and review customer case studies to truly understand how ... continue reading

Why Azure SQL is Best for Developers (Part 1) | Data Exposed

Azure SQL has a lot of built-in features that make it the best database in the cloud for developers. In this first part of this two-part series, Davide Mauri discusses what those features are and which kinds of customers can ... continue reading

Elastic Jobs in Azure SQL Database (Part 2) | Data Exposed

In the second part of this two-part video series, Kate Smith discusses what two things you should understand before beginning with Azure SQL Database Elastic Jobs: Idempotence, and Credentials. We explain why they are important and how to think about ... continue reading

Elastic Jobs in Azure SQL Database (Part 1) | Data Exposed

In the first part of this two-part video series, Kate Smith gives an introduction to what Azure SQL Database Elastic jobs are, and when you should consider using them, as well as what products support Elastic Jobs. Watch on Data ... continue reading