There are plenty of tools out in the market to manage Azure Cloud platform— Azure Management Web portal, Visual Studio, Visual Studio Code with Azure Studio SDK, Azure PowerShell, Azure CLI, and Azure Cloud Shell.Read more »
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- Getting started with Azure Automation - September 1, 2020
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Microsoft Azure Automation service provides a framework to create and schedule workflows to simplify the repetitive and mundane tasks that Cloud administrators perform with Azure. The workflows are commonly known as run-books.Read more »
The future of PowerShell is bright—the scale in which Cloud automation adoption with major tech giants such as Microsoft, Google, Amazon, and VMWare is seemingly much higher.Read more »
Using PowerShell automation, one could easily automate the most common tasks. The future for PowerShell as the automation framework is bright. Shipping PowerShell core on the hybrid platform has opened up new markets, new customers, and new opportunities for Microsoft. At the same time, we still strongly believe in Powershell on Windows Server, Linux and macOS as a great combination for automation.Read more »
In this article, we will discuss SQL Server 2019 new feature—Java Language Extensions. With the advent of SQL Server 2019, Microsoft always strives to expand its footprint on the capabilities of MLS (Machine Learning Services). It builds a deeper integration between the data-platform and data science under the data science umbrella. The Microsoft SQL Server 2019 MLS extensibility framework provides a solid base for allowing extensions in R, Python, and now Java.Read more »
Using Azure SQL Analytics, you will rediscover the new ways to manage the Azure SQL Database. Microsoft is driving an intelligent platform to provide seamless collaboration for all their end users to business analysts, by building an effective Log Analytics stack and intelligent insight through dashboards.Read more »
In this article, I will walk you through the new feature in SQL Server 2019, memory-optimized TempDB metadata. The most commonly faced performance problems in SQL Server world is known to be TempDB resource contention. Don’t you agree? Let us find the answer in this article.Read more »
In this article, we will discuss and understand a method to migrate an on-premises SQL Server database to the Azure SQL database.Read more »
This article describes the concepts and steps to setup AWS RDS SQL Server (Relational Database Service) — a web service which gives the ability to set up and scale relational database within AWS.Read more »
This is in continuation of the previous articles How to monitor internal data structures of SQL Server In-Memory database objects and SQL Server In-Memory database internal memory structure monitoring.Read more »
Today, data is the basis of any business. The world of enterprise computing is the epitome of data-driven businesses. The importance of structured storage of data is unquestionably in the focus. And at this time, with the computing model quickly shifting towards the cloud, and storage costs falling rapidly, enterprises are leveraging data more and more to tune their businesses.Read more »
This guide is all about provisioning SQL Server 2019 using Azure Container Instance (ACI), including the installation and configuration. In this article, we talk about the Azure Container Instance (ACI), the Azure PowerShell module, installation and configuration of SQL Server using the Azure PowerShell module, and automation of installation and deployment using templates.Read more »
In this guide, we’ll discuss more about migrating a SQL Server database to Azure SQL Database using SQL Server Transactional Replication.
The PowerShell execution policy was developed with a vision to be friendly to administrators, and at the same time, be accessible to end users. More than the former, the latter goal was a little challenging to pull off, considering that convenience is, more often than not, inversely proportional to security.Read more »
Temporal tables have been a feature of SQL Server since version 2016. SQL Server professionals have historically had several options to track data change events. The evolution of the data tracking mechanism started with Change tracking (CT), Change Data Capture (CDC) and now Temporal Tables.Read more »
This is the continuation of the previous article SQL Server In-Memory database internal memory structure monitoring. In this article we are going to dissect the details of other components that are available to validate the SQL Server In-Memory objects.Read more »
We can use a variety of available options to keep systems performing at their very best. The SQL Server In-Memory OLTP technological advancement is a great innovation to relieve tempdb contentions. This feature is available with an additional advantage to monitor systems without incurring stress on the database servers.Read more »
Data growth has raised the stakes in the market increasing the size of SQL Server estates that DBAs are expected to manage. Because of this, fast and efficient configuration management can be very helpful. To this end, let’s delve into this article to generate a SQL Server inventory using PowerShell.
DBAs have plenty of day-to-day tasks to do as part of administration, but one overarching task is managing the entire SQL Server environment. To do this, the full SQL Server estate must be discovered and inventoried. To accomplish that all SQL Server instances, that exist, must be found.
CRUD operations are foundation operations every database developer and administrator needs to understand. Let’s take a look at how they work with this guide.Read more »
In this article, I’ll show you how to find and replace data within strings. I will demonstrate how to use the function SQL REPLACE, where you look for a substring within a string, and then replace it.
In addition to specifically addressing database normalization in SQL Server, this article will also address the following questions:Read more »
In this article, we’ll walk-though two other important SQL aggregate function, SQL COUNT and COUNT_BIG. In the previous article of this series, we covered how to retrieve data, join tables, work with dates and times, use window functions, filter data, and much more.Read more »