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Track progress of SQL Managed Instance create/scale request

Azure SQL Managed Instance provides management operations that you can use to automatically deploy new managed instances, update instance properties, and delete instances when no longer needed. All management operations can be categorized as follows: Instance deployment (new instance creation) Instance ... continue reading

Azure SQL digital event: Transform your applications with Azure SQL

The impact of COVID-19 has accelerated several trends that already existed in the database world. Overnight, many companies have seen traffic on external and internal applications skyrocket as people adjust to the new normal. The urgency to move from on-premises ... continue reading

How to Shut Off Public Connectivity to Azure SQL Database | Data Exposed

In this episode with Rohit Nayak, we cover how to deny public network access settings for Azure SQL Database. Customers can use this setting to block all public access via firewall rules and exclusively rely on private endpoint connections. Watch ... continue reading
System Center 2012 Configuration Manager is Approaching End of Support

System Center 2012 Configuration Manager is Approaching End of Support

Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager has a support and servicing lifecycle during which we provide new features, software updates, security fixes, etc. This lifecycle lasts for a minimum of 10 years from the date of the product’s initial release ... continue reading

Azure SQL Edge: Demo, Renewable Energy | Data Exposed

In the last part of this three-part series, Vasiya Krishnan walks us through a demo that shows us how to use Azure SQL Edge to build smarter renewable resources. For an introduction to Azure SQL Edge, watch part one. To see how ... continue reading

Azure SQL Edge: Industry Use Cases & Customer Success | Data Exposed

In part two of this three-part series, Vasiya Krishnan shares an example of how customers are using Azure SQL Edge as well as use cases. For an introduction to Azure SQL Edge, watch part one.   Watch on Data Exposed ... continue reading
Database Assessments within Azure Migrate

Database Assessments within Azure Migrate

Azure Migrate has come along way since it’s launch in September 2017, it now very much is the hub for datacentre migration projects.   We now see it being able to cover off those key migration scenarios that organisations are attempting, ... continue reading

Azure SQL Capacity Planning: DTU or vCore? | Data Exposed

  Capacity planning process plays a critical role in migrating to an existing application or designing a brand new one. In the second part of this three-part series with Silvano Coriani, learn about the differences between DTU and vCore when ... continue reading
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Quickly Setting Up a Sandbox with Azure SQL DB/MI and AAD Synchronization

  Introduction   During the migration journey from SQL Server to Azure SQL Database or Managed Instance, the customers I meet often wondering how to deal with the Integrated Authentication, their applications, especially the legacy ones. The following tutorial will ... continue reading

Improve Query Performance by Managing Statistics in Azure SQL | Data Exposed: MVP Edition

Within Azure SQL maintenance tasks such as backups and integrity checks are handled for you, and while you may be able to get away with automatic updates keeping your statistics up-to-date, sometimes it's not enough. Proactively managing statistics in Azure ... continue reading