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Troubleshooting Common issues with Elastic Jobs in Azure SQL Database

Elastic Jobs are currently in public preview. The feature is ready and we are preparing to make it officially generally available. No extra steps are required to get started. Determining the Cause of Failure Assume for the purposes of demonstration ... continue reading
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Running, Scheduling and Monitoring Elastic Jobs in Azure SQL Database

Elastic Jobs are currently in public preview. The feature is ready and we are preparing to make it officially generally available. No extra steps are required to get started. In previous posts, I have demonstrated how to create an Elastic ... continue reading
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Creating an Elastic Jobs Agent, Credentials, and Jobs for Azure SQL Database in PowerShell

Elastic Jobs are currently in public preview. The feature is ready and we are preparing to make it officially generally available. No extra steps are required to get started. Having laid the conceptual groundwork for Elastic Jobs in two previous ... continue reading
Az Update: Cloud Shell running PS7 and Scopes for ARM Templates

Az Update: Cloud Shell running PS7 and Scopes for ARM Templates

With all the changes in Azure, it is sometimes hard to keep track, that why I thought I will give you a quick update on two exiting things I learned this week. I will show you that Azure Cloud Shell ... continue reading
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Fundamental Concepts for Elastic Jobs in Azure SQL Database

Elastic Jobs are currently in public preview. The feature is ready and we are preparing to make it officially generally available. No whitelisting or extra steps are required to get started. In my previous post, I explained what Elastic Jobs ... continue reading
Onboarding to Azure Lighthouse using a template

Onboarding to Azure Lighthouse using a template

Azure Lighthouse enables you to see and manage Azure resources from different tenancies, in the one place, with the power of delegated administration. That tenancy may be a customer (for example, if you're a managed services provider with a support ... continue reading

Configure Ansible to use a Managed Identity with Azure Dynamic Inventory

Hello again, Chris Wallen here and in this post, I’m going to show you how to configure the Ansible Azure Dynamic Inventory plugin to use a managed identity. If you’re not familiar with managed identities, see this overview of managed ... continue reading
Connecting Azure Shell in the new Windows Terminal (Preview)

Connecting Azure Shell in the new Windows Terminal (Preview)

Lately, I’ve been a real fan of 2 ways of managing my Azure resources: number one, the new Window Terminal (Preview) and number 2, the Azure Cloud Shell. Now there is a way to combine the two. Last weekend (August ... continue reading
Azure Cloud Shell Tips for SysAdmins: Part III - Using Azure CLI

Azure Cloud Shell Tips for SysAdmins: Part III – Using Azure CLI

As an Azure Advocate, one of the things I spend my time doing is learning the easiest ways for beginners to use Microsoft Azure. Today I want to share with you a few ways to utilize some tools that are ... continue reading
Azure Cloud Shell Tips for SysAdmins: Part II - Using the Cloud Shell tools to Migrate

Azure Cloud Shell Tips for SysAdmins: Part II – Using the Cloud Shell tools to Migrate

As an Azure Advocate, one of the things I spend my time doing is learning the easiest ways for beginners to use Microsoft Azure. Today I want to share with you a few ways to utilize some tools that are ... continue reading