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The Subtle Push to the Cloud

There's a push to the cloud from Microsoft, and Steve Jones has a few thoughts. Have you warmed up to the cloud at all?  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/04/29 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Getting Started with Azure

Many people have been unsure of cloud computing and what it means for your particular application. Steve Jones notes there's a great new demo that can help you get started exploring the Azure offerings.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/03/17 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Four Years Later

Are we thinking cloud first for database servers? Steve Jones reflects on predictions made four years ago and thinks about how the world has changed for the cloud.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/10/16 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Grow Your Skills

The idea of moving to the cloud is scary, but it will happen for many of us. If not at this job, perhaps at the next. Learning more about the cloud is something Steve Jones thinks you should consider.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/12/03 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Small Print

In today's guest editorial, Phil Factor issues a stark warning against cunning salesmen and hidden costs in cloud computing.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2012/11/21 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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No Limits

There are some very interesting projects being performed with cloud services. Steve Jones talks about a few and the new computing without limits claim from Google.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/08/02 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Redmond Agenda

Is there an agenda in Redmond that looks to the cloud first for new versions of the platforms? Steve Jones thinks if there is, it might be a good thing.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/06/18 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The TCO of the Cloud

When is the cloud right for your databases? Steve Jones talks about some metrics and ways you can measure your usage to determine when it makes sense.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/05/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Amazon RDs and the PaaS formerly known as Azure

Phil Factor welcomes SQL Server support by Amazon RDS, as an alternative to having Microsoft as service provider as well as software provider, via the PaaS formerly known as Azure.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2012/05/14 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: database weekly
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The Cloud is good for your career

Is the cloud good for your career? Steve Jones thinks so, and gives you a few reasons you might want to learn more about it.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/02/29 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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No Cloud for Stack Exchange

The use of cloud computing isn't in the plans for the Stack Exchange network of sites? Steve Jones thinks they have a pretty cool reason not to use the cloud and he thinks you ought to have a similar view at work.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/01/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Cloud Safety

Is the cloud secure? How can you be sure? Steve Jones talks a little about some ways you can try to check on your cloud provider.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/01/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Cloud Patches

The cloud changes the way that we can administer and deploy changes to our systems. Steve Jones highlights an interesting idea, and hopes we get similar techniques applied to databases in the cloud.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/01/03 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Cloud Barriers

I'd like to hear the thoughts of DBAs out there on Windows and SQL Azure, and the prospects of moving applications and databases into the clouds. How many DBAs work for companies that have done it or are seriously considering it? What are the deepest concerns?  Read more...
By Tony Davis 2011/07/04 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Cost of the Cloud

The cloud should bring with it lower costs, and better efficiency, but that's not necessarily the way things are. Microsoft has a great internal project that costs out the cloud for their departments, and this would be a great addition to the public or private clouds.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2011/06/27 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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PAAS

Platform as a service, a new way of looking at applications. It's analogous to SAAS and IAAS, which can improve the efficiency of the software purchase or the hardware acquisition process. Steve Jones notes that this is something he'd like to see for database platforms.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2011/04/13 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Cloud Hacking

Steve Jones thinks that security will be one of the biggest impediments to the adoption of cloud computing might be the security issues and hacking targets it provides.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2011/02/03 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Importance of My Cloud Data

Steve Jones likes the cloud, but doesn't necessarily trust it. After a recent Hotmail outage, he outlines a potential issue that he sees with cloud computing.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2011/01/12 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Clouds Are In our Future

Today we have a guest editorial from Andy Warren looking at the future of cloud computing and SQL Server.  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2011/01/03 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Certified Private Clouds

Microsoft is working to certify vendors to build private clouds, which Steve Jones thinks is a great idea.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2010/12/09 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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