Select Page
Azure Arc enabled SQL Server is now available

Az Update: Azure Arc enabled SQL, Azure File Sync Private Endpoints, and IoT Digital Twin updates

With all the changes in Azure, it is sometimes hard to keep track, that's why I thought I would give you a quick update on a couple of exciting things I learned this week. In this update, I want to ... continue reading
Solution Architecture

COVID-19 data analytics and reporting with Azure Databricks and Azure SQL

With the evolving need to keep up with growing data volumes, increased data dependency on the business decision making process and the evolution of data platforms with Cloud Computing, enterprises have widely adopted Unified Analytics systems, Data Warehouses and Data ... continue reading
Power BI Premier Offering

Premier Offerings: An Introduction to Power BI Related Offerings

In this series of articles, we will present Premier Services Offerings around Power BI. In this first one we will succinctly present them all, but we will publish other articles to deep dive on those different offers highlighting their values ... continue reading

Premier Offerings: WorkshopPLUS Azure Security Best Practices

G ‘day, I am Vic Perdana, Sr. PFE based in Melbourne, Australia. As COVID-19 forces people to work from home, the number of bad actors is ramping up as demonstrated by the increase of cyber-attacks globally, it is becoming *very* ... continue reading

Elastic Jobs in Azure SQL Database (Part 1) | Data Exposed

In the first part of this two-part video series, Kate Smith gives an introduction to what Azure SQL Database Elastic jobs are, and when you should consider using them, as well as what products support Elastic Jobs. Watch on Data ... continue reading

Azure SQL Zone Redundant Configuration for High Availability | Data Exposed

In this video, Emily Lisa and Anna Hoffman discuss how to make a database zone redundant in Azure SQL, and the High Availability benefits of the zone redundant configuration. Watch on Data Exposed Additional Resources: High-availability and Azure SQL Database ... continue reading

Private Link for Azure SQL Database (Part 1) | Data Exposed

In the first part of this two-part video segment, Rohit Nayak explains what Private Endpoint for Azure SQL Database is and how it relates to the overall connectivity story for Azure SQL. Watch on Data Exposed Additional Resources: Learn more ... continue reading

Best Options for Database Migration into Azure

We often hear that customers need help determining the best option when migrating their on-premises SQL Server to Azure. See the link below to the blog and video we developed to address that question. The video will help you begin ... continue reading

Unlock your free Azure replica for SQL Server with DH2i

Are you aware that you may be entitled to a free SQL Server license in the cloud for disaster recovery? Recently-announced licensing benefits enable this scenario, and a third-party offering from DH2i can help you set up this configuration to ... continue reading
Are You Ready for Cloud Only?

Are You Ready for Cloud Only?

Recently I was approached by a customer on concerns and possibilities around going from on-premises to hybrid to cloud only. The customer had successfully gone through the hybrid scenario and was able to remove all known dependencies with their on-premises ... continue reading