azure virtual machines

Azure

Which Virtual Machine is Best for Your Workload in Azure?

Explore your options to select the right VMs for your workloads with this video by Microsoft Mechanics. On this episode of Azure Essentials, Matt McSpirit shares core compute and disk storage options for any workload you want to run in Azure. If you’re new to Azure, shifting your apps or workloads onto a virtual machine […]

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Azure SQL Server

Top Reasons to Rehost your SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines

Running SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines provides a suite of free manageability capabilities that are available only on Azure, and which make it easier to run in a cost-effective, secured, and optimized manner. As a SQL Server customer, you can migrate your SQL workloads to SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines while making the […]

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Azure SQL Server

New Software Assurance Benefits for SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines

In this episode with Amit Banerjee, review new Software Assurance core benefits for high availability and disaster recovery can make running SQL Server on Azure virtual machine cheaper than before. Resources: New high availability and disaster recovery benefits for SQL Server SQL Server 2019 Licensing Guide SQL Server Licensing: High Availability and Disaster Recovery Benefits

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Azure

What’s New in Azure Virtual Machines?

While all the attention in my world is geared towards PaaS plays, IaaS remains a key element of cloud migration. To that end, Azure keeps adding features and functionality to its VM platform.

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SQL Server

Best Options for Database Migration using Azure Migrate

Microsoft Mechanics has SQL Server guru and recent Data Driven guest, Bob Ward on to talk about Azure Migrate. Running SQL Server on-premises and looking to move to Azure? Review your best options for assessment and migration. Bob Ward, SQL Server database expert and engineering lead, joins host Jeremy Chapman to walk through different migration […]

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