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Google Cloud Certification for Microsoft Database Engineer

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Introduction I recently passed the Google Cloud Professional Data Engineer certification exam, Professional Data Engineer Certification. It took me about five month to prepare for this, and I would like to share my thoughts of why I decided to take it on and how I prepared for it. At the moment, Google cloud (GCP) is […]

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2021-03-15

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Why Billing Will Be Part of Our Job

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I am old enough to remember when many large corporations implemented chargebacks. Essentially, each internal department was charged for their usage of IT systems, similar to how we are charged in the cloud. It was a mess, and individual departments had to answer for excessive charges. I don't know that any department ever lost service, […]

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2020-06-18

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What is Azure SQL Database Serverless?

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I remember when the first SQL databases were available on Azure. The size limits and missing features made them impractical for most uses at the time. Fast forward 10 years and you can you create a terabyte database and take advantage of configurations like Hyperscale, Elastic Pool, and Managed Instances. You get automatic high-availability and […]

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2020-06-13

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