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Private Cloud, What Is It and Why Do You Need It?

Even when organisations cannot make full use of public cloud for reasons of security or bandwidth limitations, many of the advantages of flexibility and rapid deployment can be made by providing a private cloud. Jaap Wesselius wonders if private clouds provide a new paradigm for enterprises.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2014/03/26 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: cloud computing
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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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An Interview with Amazon Web Services

A short interview with Sundar Raghavan of Amazon Web Services about SQL Server and their support and offerings of cloud data services.  Read more...
By Press Release 2012/09/27 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: cloud computing
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Distributed Computing - Hybrid Systems Considerations

When the Cloud was new, it was often presented as an 'all or nothing' solution. Nowadays, the canny Systems Architect will exploit the best advantages of 'cloud' distributed computing in the right place, and use in-house services where most appropriate. So what are the issues that govern these architectural decisions?  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2012/09/17 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: cloud computing
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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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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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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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Onboarding SQL Server Private Cloud Environment

This guide outlines the major considerations that must be taken into account when onboarding Microsoft® SQL Server® environments into a private cloud infrastructure.There is a strong trend in IT to virtualize servers whenever possible, driven by:1. Standardization2. Manageability3. IT agility and efficiency4. Consolidating servers reduces hardware, energy, and datacenter space utilization costs5. Virtualized environments allow new Disaster Recovery strategiesThe Hyper-V™ role in Windows Server® 2008 R2 provides a robust and cost-effective virtualization foundation to deliver these scenarios.However, there is significant risk in virtualizing SQL Server environments without giving careful consideration to the workloads being virtualized and the requirements of the server applications running on a Hyper-V environment.   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2011/05/27 | Source: SQLCAT | Category: cloud computing
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NewSQL: The Relational Model Meets Distributed Architectures

Research firm The 451 Group coins "NewSQL" to categorize a new breed of database designed for distributed environments -- like the cloud.   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2011/05/20 | Source: DevX | Category: cloud computing
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