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Storage Configuration Guidelines for SQL Server on Azure VM

SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines service offers the full control of VM and SQL Server and enables the simplest cloud migration path for SQL Server workloads. SQL IaaS Extension is installed on each SQL VM created through Azure Market ... continue reading
How Client Assignment and Client Push Happen in SCCM

How Client Assignment and Client Push Happen in SCCM

Hello All! Prathista here from the SCCM PFE world to give you some insights about the client assignment process and how client push is triggered when automatic client push is enabled. Many have faced the issue that automatic client push ... continue reading

SQL Server 2019 preview containers now available

Starting in SQL Server 2017 with support for Linux and containers, Microsoft has been on a journey of platform and operating system choice. With SQL Server 2019 preview, we are making it easier to adopt SQL Server in containers by ... continue reading
Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2019 Big Data Clusters

Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2019 Big Data Clusters

Yesterday at the Microsoft Ignite conference, we announced that SQL Server 2019 is now in preview and that SQL Server 2019 will include Apache Spark and Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) for scalable compute and storage. This new architecture that ... continue reading
Azure Data Studio for SQL Server

Azure Data Studio for SQL Server

Azure Data Studio is a new cross-platform desktop environment for data professionals using the family of on-premises and cloud data platforms on Windows, MacOS, and Linux. Previously released under the preview name SQL Operations Studio, Azure Data Studio offers a ... continue reading
Azure HDInsight and Starburst bring Presto to Microsoft Azure customers

Azure HDInsight and Starburst bring Presto to Microsoft Azure customers

This blog post was co-authored by Matthew Fuller Co-Founder & VP at Starburst Microsoft and Starburst are excited to announce that Starburst Presto has been added to the Azure HDInsight Application Platform. With the Azure HDInsight Application Platform, Microsoft has ... continue reading
Azure HDInsight and Starburst bring Presto to Microsoft Azure customers

Azure HDInsight and Starburst bring Presto to Microsoft Azure customers

This blog post was co-authored by Matthew Fuller Co-Founder & VP at Starburst Microsoft and Starburst are excited to announce that Starburst Presto has been added to the Azure HDInsight Application Platform. With the Azure HDInsight Application Platform, Microsoft has ... continue reading

Microsoft Azure: The only consistent, comprehensive hybrid cloud

When we talk to our customers about their cloud strategy, we continue to hear loud and clear from many of them that a hybrid approach to cloud makes the most sense for their business. Organizations choose a hybrid strategy for ... continue reading

Microsoft Azure: The only consistent, comprehensive hybrid cloud

When we talk to our customers about their cloud strategy, we continue to hear loud and clear from many of them that a hybrid approach to cloud makes the most sense for their business. Organizations choose a hybrid strategy for ... continue reading
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Azure SQL Data Warehouse now supports maintenance scheduling

As customer build their mission-critical analytics solutions using Azure SQL Data Warehouse (SQL DW), Microsoft's fast, flexible and secure analytics platform, we want to ensure that we give them greater control over the management of their workloads. Today we are ... continue reading
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Azure SQL Data Warehouse now supports maintenance scheduling

As customer build their mission-critical analytics solutions using Azure SQL Data Warehouse (SQL DW), Microsoft's fast, flexible and secure analytics platform, we want to ensure that we give them greater control over the management of their workloads. Today we are ... continue reading
Azure SQL Data Warehouse Insights Extension

Seamless access to management insights for SQL Data Warehouse with Data Studio

Azure SQL Data Warehouse (SQL DW) is a fast, flexible, and secure analytics platform that helps our customers transform data into actionable insights. Starting today, Azure SQL DW customers can seamlessly get rich insights and build customizable dashboard widgets to ... continue reading
Azure SQL Data Warehouse Insights Extension

Seamless access to management insights for SQL Data Warehouse with Data Studio

Azure SQL Data Warehouse (SQL DW) is a fast, flexible, and secure analytics platform that helps our customers transform data into actionable insights. Starting today, Azure SQL DW customers can seamlessly get rich insights and build customizable dashboard widgets to ... continue reading
Introducing Batch Mode on Rowstore

Introducing Batch Mode on Rowstore

Last year SQL Server 2017 and Azure SQL Database introduced query processing improvements that adapt optimization strategies to your application workload’s run-time conditions. These improvements included: batch mode adaptive joins, batch mode memory grant feedback, and interleaved execution for multi-statement ... continue reading
SQL Server 2019 preview combines SQL Server and Apache Spark to create a unified data platform

SQL Server 2019 preview combines SQL Server and Apache Spark to create a unified data platform

Today at Ignite, Microsoft announced the preview of SQL Server 2019. For 25 years, SQL Server has helped enterprises manage all facets of their relational data. In recent releases, SQL Server has gone beyond querying relational data by unifying graph ... continue reading

Delivering security innovation that puts Microsoft’s experience to work for you

Cybersecurity is the central challenge of our digital age. Without it, everything from our personal email accounts and privacy to the way we do business, and all types of critical infrastructure, are under threat. As attackers evolve, staying ahead of ... continue reading

Windows Server 2019 – Announcing general availability in October! 

This blog post was authored by Erin Chapple, Corporate Vice President, Windows Server. I am thrilled to be back at Ignite this year! Over the last two years, Ive had the pleasure to announce major releases of Windows Server. Two ... continue reading

Windows Server 2019 – Announcing general availability in October! 

This blog post was authored by Erin Chapple, Corporate Vice President, Windows Server. I am thrilled to be back at Ignite this year! Over the last two years, Ive had the pleasure to announce major releases of Windows Server. Two ... continue reading

SAP at Microsoft Ignite: Announcing SAP Data Custodian for Azure

Enterprises are accelerating their digital transformation. We have seen this momentum over the last year as evidenced by customers moving their mission critical SAP applications to Azure. This digital transformation is being powered by the adoption of SAP’s intelligent ERP, ... continue reading
Watch the Live Stream Today of #Microsoft Ignite 2018 in Orlando 24 – 28 September #MSIgnite #Azure #Cloud #DevOps and More

Watch the Live Stream Today of #Microsoft Ignite 2018 in Orlando 24 – 28 September #MSIgnite #Azure #Cloud #DevOps and More

Don’t miss the Live Stream of Microsoft Ignite 2018 Get the latest insights and skills from technology leaders and practitioners shaping the future of cloud, data, business intelligence, teamwork, and productivity. Immerse yourself with the latest tools, tech, and experiences ... continue reading

Building with blockchain on Azure

Today my team is in Orlando, meeting with technical and business decision makers interested in how blockchain can transform the way they do business and wondering just how to get started with Azure. As Satya mentioned in his keynote this ... continue reading

Building with blockchain on Azure

Today my team is in Orlando, meeting with technical and business decision makers interested in how blockchain can transform the way they do business and wondering just how to get started with Azure. As Satya mentioned in his keynote this ... continue reading
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Ready For Microsoft Ignite #RDmi #Azure #Fun #Cloud #Sessions #MSIgnite #MVPBuzz #Linkedin

Ignite is almost there. The benefit of being an MVP is that whole week We already had pre-ignite sessions and warmed up for Ignite. these are exiting times a lot of new content will be there and when Microsoft is ... continue reading
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Azure Outage Post-Mortem Part 2

My previous blog post says that Cloud-to-Cloud or Hybrid-Cloud would give you the most isolation from just about any issue a CSP could encounter. However, in this particular failure had Availability Zones been available in the South Central region most ... continue reading
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Step-by-Step: Configuring a File Server Cluster in Azure that Spans Availability Zones

In this post we will detail the specific steps required to deploy a 2-node File Server Failover Cluster that spans the new Availability Zones a single region of Azure. I will assume you are familiar with basic Azure concepts as ... continue reading
The easiest way to create Azure VM that can access your Azure SQL Managed Instance

The easiest way to create Azure VM that can access your Azure SQL Managed Instance

Azure SQL Managed Instance is fully managed and secured SQL Server Database engine hosted in Azure cloud, placed in your private Azure VNet. In order to access your Managed Instance, you need to create VM in your VNet where you ... continue reading
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Azure.Source – Volume 50

Now in preview Jenkins Azure ACR Build plugin now in public preview - Azure Container Registry (ACR) Build is a suite of features within ACR. It provides cloud-based container image building for Linux, Windows, and ARM, and can automate OS ... continue reading
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Deep dive into Azure Artifacts

Azure Artifacts manages the dependencies used in your codebase and provides easy tools to ensure the immutability and performance of those components. Released as one of the new services available for developers in Azure DevOps, the current features in Artifacts ... continue reading

Windows Admin Center SDK is now generally available

We’re excited to announce the GA release of the Windows Admin Center SDK! Windows Admin Center has been designed with extensibility in mind from the beginning, and with our SDK, you can integrate your own functionality into Windows Admin Center ... continue reading
Windows Server at Ignite 2018

Windows Server at Ignite 2018

This blog post was authored by Vinicius Apolinario, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Windows Server. If youve been to Ignite before, you know its a busy week for the attendees. This year Ignite will have over 700 deep-dive sessions and over ... continue reading
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