Category: Microsoft Azure

Your First Cloud Pit Stop

I started this blog post series with one thing in mind: help SQL Server administrators prepare for the journey towards the cloud. I may be a little bit ambitious to use hybrid SQL Server high availability and disaster recovery (HA/DR) solutions as a starting point.  But since SQL Server HA/DR solutions have been around for a […]

When You’re Moving

[callout]This blog post is the sixth in a series that covers designing and implementing hybrid SQL Server high availability and disaster recovery solutions with Microsoft Azure.[/callout] 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 […]

It’s Just LEGO® . . .

[callout]This blog post is the fifth in a series that covers designing and implementing hybrid SQL Server high availability and disaster recovery solutions with Microsoft Azure.[/callout] 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® […]

Don’t Click The Button Twice

[callout]This blog post is the fourth in a series that covers designing and implementing hybrid SQL Server high availability and disaster recovery solutions with Microsoft Azure.[/callout] 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 […]

Managing The Right Expectations

[callout]This blog post is the third in a series that covers designing and implementing hybrid SQL Server high availability and disaster recovery solutions with Microsoft Azure.[/callout] 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, […]