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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

Data Exposed | Elastic Jobs in Azure SQL Database (Part 2)

In the second part of this two-part video series, Kate Smith discusses what two things you should understand before beginning with Azure SQL Database Elastic Jobs: Idempotence, and Credentials. We explain why they are important and how to think about ... continue reading
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Endpoint Configuration Manager – Site Server High Availability

Overview Endpoint Configuration Manager (Current Branch), supports high availability configurations through various options, which include but are not limited to the following: Any standalone primary site can now have an additional passive mode.* site server Remote content library* SQL Server ... continue reading
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Apache Spark Connector for SQL Server and Azure SQL is now open source

Accelerating big data analytics with the Spark connector for SQL ServerWe’re happy to announce that we have open–sourced the Apache Spark Connector for SQL Server and Azure SQL on GitHub. Born out of Microsoft's SQL Server Big Data Clusters investments, ... continue reading
Failover Clustering Networking Basics and Fundamentals

Failover Clustering Networking Basics and Fundamentals

My name is John Marlin and I am with the High Availability and Storage Team here and today I want to talk about Failover Clustering and Networking. Networking is a fundamental key with Failover Clustering that sometimes is overlooked but ... continue reading

Data Exposed | Elastic Jobs in Azure SQL Database – Part 1

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