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.
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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.
Aidan Finn shows us how to implement Storage Spaces inside a Windows Server 2012 R2 Azure virtual machine to aggregate the capacity and performance potential of multiple data disks.
Blair Greenwood shares her list of top SQL Server experts on Twitter to follow on Twitter to make your SQL Server learning experience easier.
Dynamic Memory is not one-size-fits-all! Discover the many ways to use (or not use) Hyper-V Dynamic Memory in Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1.