Dustin Ryan is a Data Platform Solution Architect on the Education Specialist Team Unit at Microsoft. Dustin has worked in the business intelligence and data warehousing field since 2008, has spoken at community events such as Code Camp, SQL Saturday, SQL Rally, and PASS Summit, and has a wide range of experience using the Microsoft business intelligence stack of products across multiple industries. Prior to his time at Microsoft, Dustin worked as a business intelligence consultant and trainer for Pragmatic Works, a Microsoft partner. Dustin is also an author, contributor and technical editor of books such as Applied Microsoft Business Intelligence, Professional Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Analysis Services with MDX and DAX, and others. You can learn more about Dustin at http://SQLDusty.com.

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Automated Azure SQL VM Patching

There is an Automated Patching service for VMs running SQL Server in the Azure Cloud. This uses the SQL Server IaaS Agent Extension to work with PowerShell. What types of patches are installed with this service? Note: All updates are marked with tags, such as Important, Critical, or something else

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