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Microsoft Azure Announcements

Check this page regularly for the latest announcements from Microsoft about The Azure Public Cloud Azure Announcements Read More →

Innovation in Cloud Security – Azure

Innovation in Cloud Security Enables Customers to Move to Microsoft Azure with Confidence   http://azure.microsoft.com/blog/2014/11/04/innovation-in-cloud-security-enables-customers-to-move-to-microsoft-azure-with-confidence/ Read More →

SQL Server Clustering

SQL Server Cluster/Failover Options: Note: Requires SQLServer Enterprise Edition. This discussion relates to SQL 2012 and later editions. There are Two mechanisms to implement Cluster Failover: a) Failover Cluster Instance b) Availability Groups or “Always On” Each option has Pros Read More →

Microsoft SQL – the “cloud” scale-out problem.

Microsoft SQL (MSSQL) is designed to scale “up” not scale “out”, the cloud paradigm relies on the ability to scale out an instance across commodity hardware as needed; based upon load, and processing requirements. This paradigm is referred to as: Read More →

Best Practices for Deploying MSSQL in a Virtualized Environment.

For some time the general consensus was that deploying MS SQL server on a Virtual Machine (VM) was a bad idea.  MSSQL was designed to scale up – not out and so many of the benefits of virtualization, were not Read More →