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SQL Server 2014 Hybrid Cloud Scenarios: Migrating On-Premises SQL Server to Windows Azure Virtual Machines

This article describes how to use the new wizards in SQL Server Management studio to get access to Windows Azure and then create and configure your VM.   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2014/01/08 | Source: TechNet Blogs | Category: migration
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Migrating SQL Server Database to Windows Azure - Deploying SQL Database

There are a few challenges associated with deployments of data services in Windows Azure, focusing in particular on SQL Database. In this article we turn our attention to an actual deployment and migration of locally stored data to SQL Database.  Read more...
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SQL Server Database Backup and Restore with Windows Azure Blob Storage Cloud Services using T-SQL Commands

SQL Server 2012 introduces a new feature to issues backups on the Windows Azure Blob Storage service directly and restore from there when needed. But how does it work and how to get started using T-SQL commands for backup and restore operation?   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2013/12/09 | Source: MSSQLTips.com | Category: backup / restore
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Windows Azure SQL Database (WASD) Primer

Are you a SQL Server DBA who is now being asked to migrate databases to Windows Azure SQL Database (WASD)? Are you a developer who is writing code for a cloud service that shall use SQL Database as the back-end? This blog post is based on issues encountered while supporting customers that were once in your shoes and the lessons learned in the process.   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2013/11/18 | Source: Microsoft MSDN | Category: azure
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Identifying Incompatibility Issues When Migrating SQL Server Database to Windows Azure

In this article, Marcin Policht looks at migrating existing SQL Server databases to Windows Azure, starting with identifying obstacles associated with such migrations.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2013/10/22 | Source: Database Journal | Category: migration
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An Introduction to Windows Azure BLOB Storage

Azure BLOB storage is persistent Cloud data storage that serves a variety of purposes. Mike Wood shows the basics of how to use it, from start through to snapshots and metadata; both from .NET, and by using the free tool, Cerebrata Azure Explorer.   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2013/08/06 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: azure
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Telemetry basics and troubleshooting

From the MSDN Windows Azure blog - We recently introduced Azure CAT team series of blog posts and tech articles describing the Cloud Service Fundamentals in Windows Azure code project posted on MSDN Code Gallery. The first component we are addressing in this series is Telemetry. This has been one of the first reusable components we have built working on Windows Azure customer projects of all sizes.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2013/07/19 | Source: MSDN Communities | Category: telemetry
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Uploading Data to Windows Azure SQL Database

One way of getting the advantages of the Cloud without having to migrate the entire database is to just maintain a copy of the data that needs to be accessible to internet-based users in Windows Azure SQL Database. There are various ways of keeping the two in sync, and Feodor Georgiev describes a solution based in using SSIS.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2013/05/28 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: azure
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Connecting to AdventureWorks on Azure

A quick guide for connecting to our free copy of AdventureWorks on the Azure platform.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/05/20 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: adventureworks
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Azure SQL Database Maintenance

It is increasingly likely that DBAs are now given responsibility for maintaining Azure SQL databases as well as conventional SQL Server databases. What is likely to be required by way of maintenence? What are the differences? Grant Fritchey covers what you need to know.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2013/05/20 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: azure
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Community-driven free Azure tips eBook

We’re putting together a free eBook of 50 tips for Azure Storage, if you’ve got tips that you’d like to share we’d love to hear from you.  Read more...
By Press Release 2013/05/09 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: books
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BACPACs be gone: Managing real backups in Azure

While backup to the Cloud may be useful in terms of optimizing storage across the enterprise, for DBAs it remains essential that they retain fast, easy, access to the backup files. Azure Explorer is a free tool that might help.  Read more...
By Tony Davis 2013/04/29 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Deploying Databases to the Azure Cloud: an extended plea

Is there a sound technical reason why SQL Azure can't support extended properties?   Read more...
By Tony Davis 2013/02/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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SSIS for Azure and Hybrid Data Movement

SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) can be used effectively as a tool for moving data to and from Windows Azure SQL Database, as part of the total extract, transform, and load (ETL) solution and as part of the data movement solution. SSIS can be used effectively to move data between sources and destinations in the cloud, and in a hybrid scenario between the cloud and on-premise. This paper outlines best practices for using SSIS for cloud sources and destinations and for project planning for SSIS projects to be used with Azure or hybrid data moves, and gives an example of maximizing performance on a hybrid move by scaling out the data movement.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2013/02/19 | Source: TechNet Blogs | Category: azure
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Is it time to move from SQL Azure to Amazon RDS SQL Server?

Amazon RDS SQL Server is the new kid on the block. Is it better than SQL Azure?  Read more...
By Peter Marriott 2012/07/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: azure
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Stop Food Waste - OS Open Data & SQL Azure

An attempt to use Ordanance Survey OS Open Data, SQL Server and SharePoint in the construction of a system for supermarkets to supply expiring food to nearby homeless shelters.   Read more...
By Paul Brewer 2012/06/14 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: ordnance survey os data
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Windows Azure from a Data Perspective

Before creating a data application in Windows Azure, it is important to make choices based on the type of data you have, as well as the security and the business requirements. There are a wide range of options, because Windows Azure has intrinsic data storage, completely separate from SQL Azure, that is highly available and replicated. Your data requirements are likely to dictate the type of data storage options you choose.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2012/05/22 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: azure
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How to Secure your SQL Azure Application

Developers targeting the SQL Azure platform should make sure their applications are secure. This article walks through the considerations developers need to keep in mind when designing SQL Azure applications.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2012/03/12 | Source: developer.com | Category: azure
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Buck Woody's Cloud Howlers

We asked Buck Woody to come up with his favourite 'Cloud' Howlers. After 'Howler' monkeys, we are faced with Howler letters. Buck dreams of sending Howler letters to the folks who dreamed up the marketing hype around 'cloud' services, who misunderstand services, who don't prepares applications for distributed environments and so on.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2012/02/14 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: cloud computing
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Are you using Microsoft’s Azure platform?

We are conducting new product research and are keen to speak to people who have any experience (good or bad!) using Microsoft's SQL or Windows Azure. If you're interested and would like to get involved--tell us your frustrations, shape a new product, test-drive betas etc  Read more...
By Press Release 2011/09/16 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: survey
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