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Azure Files enhances data protection capabilities

Protecting your production data is critical for any business. That’s why Azure Files has a multi-layered approach to ensuring your data is highly available, backed up, and recoverable. Whether it’s a ransomware attack, a datacenter outage, or a file share ... continue reading

Business Continuity with Azure – Disaster Recovery

As someone who has worked in IT departments and an IT consultant for a Managed Service Provider (MSP), Business Continuity plans are something I’ve been involved in quite a lot. Either recovering from a threat or designing a solution that ... continue reading
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Part 3 (Portal) – SQL Server TDE and Extensible Key Management Using Azure Key Vault

Create a Key Vault using the Azure Portal This is Part: AP3 (Azure Portal) of a 4-part blog series: This blog in the series provides the step-by-step instructions to create an Azure Key Vault using the Azure Portal. To grant ... continue reading

Open innovation, customer choice, and reliability with SQL Server on SUSE

With nearly two decades of delivering joint innovation to meet changing business demands, Microsoft and SUSE continue to focus on enabling digital transformation for our customers, building on open source solutions, and a seamless collaborative support model for SUSE workloads ... continue reading
Business Continuity with Azure - Backup

Business Continuity with Azure – Backup

As someone who has worked in IT departments and an IT consultant for a Managed Service Provider (MSP), Business Continuity plans are something I’ve been involved in quite a lot. Either recovering from a threat or designing a solution that ... continue reading

Success in security: reining in entropy

Your network is unique. It’s a living, breathing system evolving over time. Data is created. Data is processed. Data is accessed. Data is manipulated. Data can be forgotten. The applications and users performing these actions are all unique parts of ... continue reading

Operational resilience in a remote work world

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella recently said, “We have seen two years’ worth of digital transformation in two months.” This is a result of many organizations having to adapt to the new world of document sharing and video conferencing as they ... continue reading
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Learning from Microsoft Advertising Platform on Azure SQL

Thriving on Azure SQL Microsoft Advertising is a powerful advertising platform designed to get your ads in front of the right customers. In the fiscal year 2019, search advertising revenue generated $7.6 billion for Microsoft. We have been on a ... continue reading

Backup storage consumption on Managed Instance explained

Automated backups on Managed Instance Database backups are an essential part of any business continuity and disaster recovery strategy because they protect your data from accidental corruption or deletion. Azure SQL Managed Instance automatically creates the database backups that are ... continue reading

Fine tuning backup storage costs on Managed Instance

In the previous article, we have explained how automated backups on Managed Instance work, how are backups piling up, how you can cause backup pile up and associated costs for excess backup storage. In this article you will learn how ... continue reading