Azure Resource Manager (ARM) allows us to deploy, manage, and secure resources in Azure. This post covers using ARM templates for automation of deployments.
Tim Radney of SQLskills walks through multiple automation methods you can use to manage and maintain your Azure SQL Databases.
There's a very handy new tool from Microsoft called the Database Experimentation Assistant (DEA). The DEA makes it very easy to conduct A/B testing for SQL Server upgrades, providing quantitative insight into the performance differences across two versions of a database workload on SQL Server. READ MORE… Originally Posted February 08, 2017
John Martin describes how to automate your SQL Server Performance Reporting with SQL Sentry and SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) Report Subscriptions.
Microsoft first truly disrupted the ETL marketplace with the introduction of SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) back with the release of SQL Server 2005. Microsoft has upped the ante yet again by bringing to market powerful ETL features to the cloud via the Azure Data Factory, which enables IT shops to integrate a multitude of […]