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SQL Server R Services – Why did we build it?

Author: Nellie Gustafsson This is the first post in a series of blog posts about SQL Server R Services. We want to take you behind the scenes and explain why we have built this feature and deep dive into how ... continue reading
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Quickly deploy RDS 2016 in Azure

In this post I'll show how to deploy a minimal Windows Server 2016 Remote Desktop Services farm in Azure in 20 minutes using Azure Resource Manager template. Such farm will be enough to provide Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) for 5 to 100 ... continue reading
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New Azure ILB feature allows you to build a multi-instance SQL Server Failover Cluster in #Azure

At Microsoft Ignite this past September, Microsoft made some announcements around Azure. One of these announcements was the general availability of multiple VIPs on internal load balancers. Why is this so important to a SQL Server DBA? Well, up until ... continue reading
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Understanding the Windows Server Failover Cluster Quorum in Windows Server 2016

Before we look at the new quorum features in Windows Server 2016, I think it is important to know where we came from. In my previous post Understanding the Windows Server Failover Cluster Quorum in Windows Server 2012 R2 I ... continue reading
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Deploying a Highly Available File Server in Azure IaaS (ARM) with SIOS DataKeeper

In this post we will detail the specific steps required to deploy a 2-node File Server Failover Cluster in a single region of Azure using Azure Resource Manager. I will assume you are familiar with basic Azure concepts as well ... continue reading
Remote Desktop Services in Windows Server 2016

Remote Desktop Services in Windows Server 2016

In previous OS versions, the RD Connection Broker required a dedicated SQL Server cluster using Windows authentication for high availability. Learn how in Windows Server 2016, Azure SQL Database using SQL authentication is supported ... continue reading
SQL Server 2016 and Windows Server 2016 - Better Together

SQL Server 2016 and Windows Server 2016 – Better Together

Always better together, learn how SQL Server 2016 and Windows Server 2016 work to bring the best in performance and reliability ... continue reading
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Monitoring Service Manager with Microsoft System Center Operations Manager

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager, along with the Service Manager management packs, provides an excellent monitoring platform for Service Manager. Many important pieces that are vital to Service Manager health can be monitored, including: Checking SQL Server to be sure ... continue reading
OMS Network Performance Monitor (NPM)

OMS Network Performance Monitor #MSOMS #NPM #Azure

When Using OMS you can benefit of the Network Performance Monitor (NPM), that helps you perform near real-time monitoring of network performance parameters (such as packet loss and network latency) and localize network faults. It not only detects network performance ... continue reading