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Generic SQL backup with Azure support

Generic SQL backup with Azure support allowing several, handy backup options.  Read more...
By Haden Kingsland 2016/01/29 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: backups
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Microsoft Azure DocumentDB

Microsoft's DocumentDB is a late-entrant in the Document-oriented database field. However, it benefits from being designed from the start as a cloud service with a SQL-like language. It is intended for mobile and web applications. Its JSON document-notation is compatible with the integrated JavaScript language that drives its multi-document transaction processing via stored procedures, triggers and UDFs. Robert Sheldon investigates its SQL-like query language.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2016/01/21 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: azure
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Azure SQL Database Resiliency - Point-in-Time Restore

Azure SQL Database provides a number of benefits that leverage resiliency and redundancy built into the underlying cloud infrastructure. You can take advantage of these features in order to perform backup, restore, and failover tasks, which help you recover from human errors, service outages, or even regional disasters. In this article, Marcin Policht provides an overview of the primary capabilities incorporated into Azure SQL Database, in particular focusing on point-in-time restore  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2015/12/28 | Source: Database Journal | Category: azure
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Azure Data Lakes

The Data-lake is basically a large repository of data for 'big data' analytic workloads, held in its original format. The Azure Data Lake adds Data Lake Analytics, and Azure HDInsight. Although the tools are there for Big Data Analysis, it will require new skills to use, and a heightened attention to Data Governance if it is to appeal to the average enterprise. Rob Sheldon takes a look.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2015/12/21 | Category: azure
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SQL Server Luxembourg - SQL Azure

The SQL Server Luxembourg User Group invites you to join us at our next event, where Pieter Vanhove from Microsoft will be presenting a double bill: Microsoft Azure SQL Database at Your Service and Run Your DBA Morning Checklist with Policy-Based Management.  Read more...
By Press Release 2015/11/26 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: azure
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Azure SQL Database - Transparent Data Encryption

Transparent Data Encryption offers the ability to encrypt content of the database, its transaction logs, as well as backups while at rest. Encryption and decryption are performed in real-time, at the individual page level, as the database is being written to and read from storage, without necessitating changes to applications accessing their data. Marcin Policht reviews the feature.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2015/11/24 | Source: Database Journal | Category: azure
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Hello Azure: Azure IaaS - Getting Started

A new series to take you through the basics of how to get started using Azure as your own personal lab.  Read more...
By Shawn Melton 2015/11/03 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: azure
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Database Storage

By Steve Jones 2015/09/08 | Category: administration
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Choosing hash distributed table vs. round-robin distributed table in Azure SQL DW Service

Designing databases to use distributed tables effectively will help you to achieve the storage and query processing benefits of the Azure SQL DW Service (SQL DW). In this article, Murshed Zaman explains the various Azure SQL Data Warehouse distributed table types, and offers guidance for choosing the type of distributed table to use and when to use it.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2015/08/31 | Source: SQLCAT | Category: azure
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Exam 70-462: Using Azure for the Practice Setup

A step-by-step guide to creating a practice setup for the 70-462 exam using Azure virtual machines.  Read more...
By Nathan Bell 2015/08/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: certification
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Azure Event Hubs

If you need to receive and process a large volume of of packets of data, such as telemetry, or event-log items, it may be worth considering Azure Event hubs. They aren't like traditional messaging but represent more of a stripped down one-way event processing system for large volumes of data. It could represent a good solution to an ever-present problem, but is it ready for production use? Rob Sheldon investigates.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2015/07/22 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: azure
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Microsoft Azure Stream Analytics

Azure Stream Analytics aims to extract knowledge structures from continuous ordered streams of data by real-time analysis. It provides a ready-made solution to the business requirement to react very quickly to changes in data and handle large volumes of information. Robert Sheldon explains its significance.   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2015/06/25 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: azure
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Automating A Heartbeat Check Against an Azure-SQL Database Using PowerShell

In this article, Tim Smith goes through a couple of options to automate heartbeat checks against Azure databases. This is useful if you're moved SQL Server databases to Azure and you want to have periodic checks to make sure the databases are responsive.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2015/06/17 | Source: MSSQLTips.com | Category: azure
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Automating Image-Based Deployment of SQL Server on Azure IaaS VMs - Preparing OS Image

There are several different approaches to automating deployment of SQL Server Infrastructure-as-a-Service virtual machines in Microsoft Azure. Marcin Policht examines an approach that involves uploading or creating a custom operating system image which is well suited for scenarios where you want to deploy a custom-configured SQL Server instance to multiple virtual machines with minimal effort and maximum consistency.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2015/04/21 | Source: Database Journal | Category: iaas
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Azure Active Directory - Schema Extensions

The Azure Active Directory Graph API enables some interesting scenarios that you can implement in your applications by enabling you to query and manipulate directory objects in Azure AD. In this article, Rick Rainey provides a clear walkthrough of its implementation.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2015/04/03 | Source: Just Azure | Category: active directory
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Data Mining Part 26: Data Mining and Microsoft Azure

This article shows a step by step tutorial to create a virtual machine in 15 min on Windows Azure.   Read more...
By Daniel Calbimonte 2015/03/12 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: microsoft
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Cloud Storage Replication Is Not Backup

The options that you need to select when setting up an Azure Storage service account allow you to specify the durability and high-availability of your data, but they don't provide for data recovery to a point-in-time. In fact, it means that some of the bad things that can happen to data are more efficiently replicated to all copies. Backup is quite a separate issue.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2015/02/27 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: azure
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Getting Started with HDInsight - Part 3 - Creating an HDInsight Cluster in Microsoft Azure Cloud

In this tip we will look at two different ways of creating an HDInsight Cluster: Creating an HDInsight Cluster through Azure Management Portal, and creating an HDInsight Cluster through Windows Azure PowerShell.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2015/01/01 | Source: MSSQLTips.com | Category: azure
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By Vyas DCS 2014/11/28 | Category: maintenance plans
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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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