Moving SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 clusters to #Azure for Extended Support
Earlier this year Microsoft announced extended support for SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 at no additional cost. However, the catch is that you must migrate your SQL Server installation to Azure in order to take advantage of the extended ... continue reading
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
Top 10 Networking Features in Windows Server 2019: #1 Container Networking with Kubernetes
Share On: Twitter This blog is part of a series for the Top 10 Networking Features in Windows Server 2019! -- Click HERE to see the other blogs in this series. This concludes our Top 10 List. We hope to ... continue reading
Top 10 Networking Features in Windows Server 2019: #7 SDN Goes Mainstream
Authors: Greg Cusanza, Schumann Ge [crayon-6428e4087aa41943033556/] If you’ve ever deployed Software Defined Networking (SDN), you know it provides great power but is historically difficult to deploy. Now, with Windows Server 2019, it’s easy to deploy and manage through a new ... continue reading
Pearl Abyss: Massive Scale using Azure SQL Database
Pearl Abyss is a Korea based game development studio established in 2009. Black Desert Online, a PC-massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG), is their main title in production published across the globe. On February 28, 2018, Pearl Abyss launched Black ... continue reading
Let’s Build a Switch Embedded Team in SCVMM!
Hello, my name is Michael Godfrey and I am a Platform’s Premier Field Engineer (PFE) at Microsoft. I have been a Fabric Administrator for the past few years and have made it a habit of building quite a few Hyper-V ... continue reading
Can I put my File Share Witness on a DFS share?
I get asked this question all the time. People are concerned about losing their file share witness, so like many of their other shares, they want to leverage DFS for some additional availability. This is a very bad idea and ... continue reading
How Azure SQL Database makes database management easier?
Azure SQL database is a platform as a service SQL Server Database Engine hosted in Azure cloud and managed by Azure. Azure automates many management activities and enables you to focus on development and optimizations. In addition, it enables you ... continue reading
Azure SQL Database – scalability
Azure SQL Database is a flexible Platform as a service database that can be easily scaled to fit your needs. You can add more compute or storage to satisfy your performance requirements without waiting for new hardware or migrating data ... continue reading