Welcome to Sign in | Join | Help

aprilie 2014 - Posts

And now, for something completely different. Hadoop. I’ve been playing with everything I can get my hands on (and can find time for) with Hadoop for a while now. Have tried Hortonworks on CentOS (seems like the Hortonworks “reference” Read More...
This post contains miscellaneous information about the current/future state of Azure SQL Database (AST). You know I couldn’t write just one more blog post when I said I would in Part3, didn’t ya’? This post has some properties of a rant Read More...
In this post I’ll address perhaps the most important of all the announcements, performance levels. The 6 new ASD tiers provide different levels of performance and different resource guarentees/reservations. There is a chart here: http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/azure/dn741340.aspx Read More...
This post is about a new SQL Azure Database feature called a “Business Continuity Feature”, called “Disaster recovery/geo-replication”. This feature was announced last week as a preview. For the Premium tiers, this is a lovely Read More...
The last post in this series was about the new tiers/pricing in Azure SQL Datbase (ASD). This post will be more exiting, as it covers the new services that come with the new tiers. I’m talking about what the announcement (and docs) call “Business Read More...
This blog post is especially dedicated to those who attended my SQLIntersection post-conference talk on WASD just over one week ago. The announcements were made after the talk, and so the information here is mostly a delta for those who want to catch Read More...