When You’re Moving

Design and Implement Hybrid SQL Server HA/DR Solutions with Microsoft Azure Series

We’ve moved quite a bit as a family within the last 15 years – from moving between cities, different countries to different continents. Each move was different. The first one was pretty easy since we didn’t have a lot of stuff. All we needed was a medium-sized pickup truck. The next move was to a different country. […]

It’s Just LEGO® . . .

Design and Implement Hybrid SQL Server HA/DR Solutions with Microsoft Azure Series

I’m sure you’re familiar with the famous brand and its product line of toys. You’ve probably seen one of the recent movies – The Lego® Movie and The Lego® Batman Movie. You may have played with it yourself when you were a kid. I know I did. I got fascinated with Lego® when I was […]

You Won’t Find This In My (Or Someone Else’s) Resume

I can guarantee you this. Because no one brags about their failures. The year was 1999. A small business owner approached a young guy – fresh out of university with no database nor computer programming background – to write a software for their retail and consumer goods business. The business owner wanted a software that can be […]

Don’t Click The Button Twice

Design and Implement Hybrid SQL Server HA/DR Solutions with Microsoft Azure Series

I couldn’t figure out why I got two of everything I purchased from Amazon – two copies of a book, two pieces of lavalier microphone, RAM modules for my laptop and cables for my digital audio interface. I went back to my purchase history and realized that I accidentally ordered two of everything. I only wanted […]

Managing The Right Expectations

Design and Implement Hybrid SQL Server HA/DR Solutions with Microsoft Azure Series

You’re on the phone to get a technical issue resolved. You checked the service provider website and noticed that their phone support is available 24/7. You dial the direct number, expecting a quick response. Ah, the sound of a live phone operator – not a system generated voice prompt – in less than a minute. […]