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Category: Azure

Andy Mallon : What the heck is a DTU?

Andy Mallon : What the heck is a DTU?

Andy Mallon (@AMtwo) explains DTUs (Database Transaction Units) and the differences you might see between the documentation and practical usage.

January Webinars Focus on Azure and Containers

January Webinars Focus on Azure and Containers

Kevin Kline (@kekline) invites you to three webinars coming up in January: A two-part series on the Azure platform, with Gavin Payne; and a session from Paul Stanton on running SQL Server inside Docker containers.

Tim Radney : Migrating Databases to Azure SQL Database

Tim Radney : Migrating Databases to Azure SQL Database

Tim Radney of SQLskills discusses strategy and some available tools for helping migrate your databases to Azure SQL Database.

Stretch Database in SQL Server 2016 RTM

Tim Radney (@tradney) of SQLskills shows us how the Stretch Database feature has evolved from its early CTP beginnings to the RTM version released earlier this month.

Tim Radney : Getting Started Tuning Performance in Azure SQL Database

Tim Radney (@tradney) of SQLskills talks about the initial differences he has encountered while mastering the art of performance tuning Azure SQL Database.

What are SQL Sentry Monitoring Objects for Azure SQL Database?

Mike Wood (@mikewo) explains why the option "Allow SQL Sentry monitoring objects in target" exists for Azure SQL Database, and what happens when you turn it on.

SQL Sentry v10 : Introducing Support for Azure SQL Database

With the release of SQL Sentry v10, Mike Wood (@mikewo) gives a quick rundown of Performance Advisor for Azure SQL Database.

SQL Sentry v10 : Your world's about to get a whole lot bigger

With some homage to the Walking Dead, Jason Hall (@SQLSaurus) gives an interesting overview of some of the exciting functionality coming in SQL Sentry v10.

SQL Sentry v9.0 : Virtualization, Cloud VMs, Global Baselines

Jason Hall (@SQLSaurus) explains major features in the SQL Sentry v9 release, including virtualization, cloud support, global baselines, and enhanced setup.

SQL Sentry v9.0 : Monitoring APS and Azure SQL Data Warehouse

David Benoit gives a high-level overview of new monitoring capabilities in SQL Sentry v9.0 : APS and Azure SQL Data Warehouse.

DBTA – StretchDB, a Cool New Feature in vNext SQL Server

Originally appearing in my monthly column at Database Trends & Applications magazine. When it comes to cloud-based database management, there are really only two players: Amazon, the value leader, and Microsoft, the innovation leader. Amazon has carved out a niche as the value leader in cloud-based database management, supporting not only its own implementations of

ICYMI – Adding Filtered Indexes, Wait Statistics, Comparing Windows Azure Performance

A digest of great performance tuning articles originally appearing at Dirty Secrets of the CASE Expression Aaron Bertrand ( b | t ) of SQL Sentry takes a look at some unexpected behavior with the CASE expression and some of its derivatives. Did you know that Aaron is both an uber-genius and a curling fanatic? Improbable, I know. An