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Tag: Azure SQL Database

Erin Stellato : Automatic Index Management in Azure SQL Database

Erin Stellato : Automatic Index Management in Azure SQL Database

Following up on her post about automatic plan correction, Erin Stellato talks about a new feature in Azure SQL Database: Automatic Index Management.

Reaching for the cloud with SentryOne & Managed Instance

Reaching for the cloud with SentryOne & Managed Instance

John Martin announces the latest release of the SentryOne platform, which includes support for Azure SQL Database Managed Instance.

Erin Stellato : Automatic Plan Correction in SQL Server

Erin Stellato : Automatic Plan Correction in SQL Server

Erin Stellato gives an overview of Automatic Plan Correction in SQL Server 2017 and Azure SQL Database, and assures us that Microsoft is not trying to code us out of jobs.

Bridging the Azure gap : Managed Instances

Bridging the Azure gap : Managed Instances

Tim Radney gives an overview of Managed Instances, and explains how they bridge the gap between on-premises SQL Server and Azure SQL Database.

Tim Radney : New Azure SQL Database Standard Tier Sizes

Tim Radney : New Azure SQL Database Standard Tier Sizes

Tim Radney of SQLskills talks about the various Standard tiers available in Azure SQL Database – what they get you, and how much they cost.

Slides & Video – Tales from Building a SQL Server DW in Azure

Slides & Video – Tales from Building a SQL Server DW in Azure

Melissa Coates of SentryOne shares slides, videos, and other resources from a recent webinar on building an Azure SQL Data Warehouse.

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.

The Architecture of Azure Data Platform Applications

The Architecture of Azure Data Platform Applications

Kevin Kline and Ben Lezin hold a short Q & A with Gavin Payne and Mike Wood about Azure architecture and improvements.

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.

Proof of Concepts: Making Hard Things Easy with Azure

Back when I managed my employer's enterprise architecture, prior to the days of virtualization and cloud computing, one of my most difficult projects was to build out a sandbox environment for a major proof of concept (POC). Locally hosted servers and all of the required licenses were expensive and scarce. If you're still struggling with

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.

Dynamic Data Masking : My Thoughts

Recently I have been exploring Dynamic Data Masking, looking at ways that it can be used and I thought I would share my thoughts with you.

U-SQL and the Azure Data Lake

There's a new buzzword on the loose, the data lake. At first glance, a data lake could be easily mistaken for a data warehouse. The two big data concepts have a common focus on analytics and they may, in certain situations, produce roughly equivalent output. But that's about where their similarities end. Learn more about

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.