We’re entering the laid-back days of Summer. There isn’t much Azure IaaS news, but we’re after quality, not quantity. June was a good news month for those of us using Microsoft Azure.
Aidan Finn shows you how to use a new preview feature in Azure Backup to protect SQL Server databases that are hosted in Azure virtual machines.
We’re just a few weeks away from the Microsoft Build conference, where historically, a lot of announcements are made.
There is a new SQL Server option that recently launched a preview in Azure called SQL Managed Instance, enabling you to run a private, managed version of SQL that is almost 100 percent compatible with on-premises SQL Server.
How do I block Internet access for my Azure virtual machines?
Aidan Finn explains some of the language that is used to specify and size Azure SQL, the database-as-a-service offering from Microsoft Azure.
Aidan Finn compares and contrasts the two options for deploying SQL Server in Microsoft Azure, Azure SQL, and SQL Server running in a virtual machine.
See how SQL Server Stretch Databases can extend your data to the hybrid cloud and it is easy to configure too.
Microsoft Excel causes problems in genetic research. That’s the claim of three researchers from an Australian institute, who discovered almost 20% of data sets contained errors introduced by Excel. The problem is Excel being “clever”—guessing the type of data it’s being asked to import. Unfortunately…
Always Encrypted is a feature of SQL Server 2016 that Microsoft released in Azure SQL Database in June 2016. Russell describes what Always Encrypted technology is and how it works with Azure SQL Database.
Russell shows how to create your first Azure SQL Database, configure a firewall and connect to the database using Visual Studio.
Aidan Finn provides his take on why Microsoft’s is releasing its SQL Server platform to the open source Linux platform.
Microsoft is making it much easier for you to deploy SQL Server inside of Azure VMs in the Azure Portal.