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Azure Diagnostics for Virtual Machines

Hosting a scalable application in Azure seems ideal, but what happens when things go wrong? Azure Cloud Services provide extensive diagnostics, and this feature has now been extended to Azure web sites and Azure Virtual Machines. You need to set up diagnostics on the VM, but once this is done, all your logs, traces and performance counters can be collected from many VMs in one place for easy management.   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2014/09/29 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: azure
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10 things I learned about rapidly scaling websites with Azure

Troy Hunt takes a look at a website whose traffic literally increased 60-fold overnight. Interesting stuff happens when scale changes that dramatically, so he decided to share a few things he learned.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2014/09/24 | Source: Troy Hunt | Category: azure
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Azure Virtual Machines Part 0: A VM Primer

Mike Martin kicks off his series on Azure Virtual Machines with a primer, full of background and terms. To fully understand the Azure Virtual Machines offering, Mike explains how everything is connected and co-existing.   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2014/09/18 | Source: Just Azure | Category: azure
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Implementing Azure Blob Storage (ABS) With SQL Server 2014

With any application organizations face consistent key challenges such as high efficiency and business value, complex configuration, and low total cost of ownership. Extending applications to the cloud in hybrid scenarios addresses many of these challenges, whether distributing SharePoint content across on-premises and Office 365 while leveraging search as a service (hybrid search) or externalizing data, extending it to the cloud with Remote Blob Storage or related technologies.   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2014/09/02 | Source: Microsoft MSDN | Category: azure
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Practically Cloudy: SQL Server Disaster Recovery to Microsoft Azure - Backups

In the first in a series on the practicalities of using the Microsoft Azure Platform for the SQL Server professional, Buck Woody shows that, whatever your version of SQL Server, there is a way of storing offsite backups in the cloud.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2014/08/11 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: disaster recovery (dr)
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Microsoft Azure Cloud Services Part 2: Anatomy of a Cloud Service

In this article, we’ll be focusing on the different ways you can build with a Cloud Service, and what exactly happens in terms of virtual machines when you deploy your application.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2014/07/28 | Source: Just Azure | Category: azure
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Using PowerShell to Manage Windows Azure SQL Databases

Marcin Policht provides a comprehensive overview of Windows PowerShell’s capabilities in regard to managing SQL Databases (or, in general, cloud-resident resources).  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2014/07/18 | Source: Database Journal | Category: powershell
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Microsoft Azure Diagnostics Part 2: Basic Configuration of Azure Cloud Service Diagnostics

Michael Collier takes a look at the key aspects of configuring the diagnostic agent in Microsoft Azure to collect the data you want, and transfer that data to storage on a schedule you define.   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2014/07/09 | Source: Just Azure | Category: azure
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Introduction to SQL Server in Microsoft Azure

The convenience, competitive pricing, resiliency, and ease of maintenance of the SQL Database Platform as a Service (PaaS) offering hosted on the Microsoft Azure platform are partially offset by a lack of support for some of the features. These limitations can be eliminated by taking advantage of the Microsoft Azure IaaS capabilities and installing a SQL Server instance in an Azure-hosted VM.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2014/06/23 | Source: Database Journal | Category: azure
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Setting up Automation in Azure

As I’ve started digging deeper into using Azure the need to automate tasks (turn off all VMs, turn on all...  Read more...
By Devin Knight 2014/06/19 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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No Files For You

By Andy Warren 2014/06/18 | Category: sys.database_files
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Automated testing in Microsoft Azure

Matthew Flatt was trying to measure the performance of a tool interacting with Microsoft Azure, and had trouble getting a consistent test. His solution? Run the tests on VMs in Azure, housed in the same data center as the blob storage.   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2014/06/18 | Source: Just Azure | Category: testing
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Wandering Towards The Lonely Cloud?

Are all RDBMS heading towards "The Cloud"? Is this something we DBAs and consultants should be doing for our client?  Read more...
By Scott Crosby 2014/06/05 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: sql server
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Microsoft Azure Storage Queues Part 1: Getting Started

Microsoft Azure Queues are a ready-to-use service that loosely connects components or applications through the cloud. This article is the first part in a five-part series about Microsoft Azure Cloud Services by Roman Schacherl.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2014/05/30 | Source: Just Azure | Category: storage queues
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Should We Move to Azure?

This week Steve Jones asks about moving to the cloud and how interesting that might be to the community?  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/05/23 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Microsoft Azure Storage Queues Part 1: 360 Degrees

Microsoft Azure Queues are more than just a class or a concept – they're a ready-to-use service that loosely connects components or applications through the cloud. Roman Schacherl provides a helicopter overview of the service.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2014/05/23 | Source: Just Azure | Category: queues
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Cerebrata helps developers master Microsoft Azure with launch of new Just Azure resource

Just Azure, a new site from Cerebrata (part of Red Gate), provides essential technical resources and educational articles to support the Microsoft community in navigating and understanding the rapidly evolving Azure platform.  Read more...
By Press Release 2014/05/12 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: azure
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Azure Data Files

By Steve Jones 2014/04/21 | Category: sql server 2014
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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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AMS Now Supports Managing CORS and Minute Level Storage Analytics

Cerebrata has added support for configuring the more detailed level Windows Azure Storage Analytics, as well as managing the Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) setting.   Read more...
By Press Release 2014/02/14 | Source: Cerebrata Blog | Category: cors
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