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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

Persisting SQL Agent job history in Managed Instance

First published on MSDN on Sep 20, 2018 Azure SQL Managed Instance is a fully managed SQL Server hosted in Azure cloud. Although it supports many SQL Server features, there are some constraints compared to SQL Server that you manage ... continue reading
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Check out what’s new in June 2019 version of Azure SQL Database managed instance

In June 2019 Azure SQL Database offered a major refreshed release of Azure SQL Database managed instance (SQL MI), adding a rich set of innovations, complementing the Generally Available version of this product. These enhancements result in SQL MI becoming ... continue reading
Azure SQL Managed Instance Business Critical tier is Generally Available

Azure SQL Managed Instance Business Critical tier is Generally Available

First published on MSDN on Dec 04, 2018 We are happy to announce General availability of Business Critical tier in Azure SQL Managed Instance - architectural model built for high-performance and IO demanding databases. After 5 months of public preview ... continue reading

Modify Azure SQL Database Managed Instance using Azure CLI

First published on MSDN on Nov 14, 2018 Azure SQL Managed Instance is fully-managed SQL Server Database Engine hosted in Azure cloud. With Managed Instance you can easily add/remove cores associated to the instance and change the reserved size of ... continue reading

Analysing inventory of Managed Instances using T-SQL

First published on MSDN on Oct 01, 2018 Sometime you would need to know how many Managed Instance you have created in Azure cloud. Although you can find all information about the Azure SQL Managed Instances in Azure portal or ... 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

First published on MSDN on Sep 21, 2018 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 ... continue reading

Reaching Azure disk storage limit on General Purpose Azure SQL Database Managed Instance

First published on MSDN on Aug 20, 2018 Azure SQL Database Managed Instance General Purpose (GP) is SQL Server implementation on Azure cloud that keeps all database files on Azure storage. In this post you will learn how Managed Instance ... continue reading

Database ownership chaining in Azure SQL Managed Instance

First published on MSDN on Aug 17, 2018 Azure SQL Managed Instance enables you to run cross-database queries the same way you do it in SQL Server. It also supports cross-database ownership chaining that will be explained in this post ... continue reading
Deploy Azure SQL Managed Instance network environment using ARM

Deploy Azure SQL Managed Instance network environment using ARM

First published on MSDN on Jul 02, 2018 Azure SQL Managed Instance is fully managed SQL Server instance hosted in Azure cloud. You would need to prepare Azure environment where SQL Managed Instance will be hosted before you create your ... continue reading