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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...
The latest feature to make an appearance in Windows Azure SQL Database (actually it’s still a preview program) is the Premium Database. Physically, when you have a WASD database, you’re sharing that database and server with others. It’s Read More...
In mid-April, April 13-16 to be exact, the spring installment of SQL Intersection comes to Orlando. I’ll actually be there a little earlier and leave a little later than that. This conference has a whole lineup of speakers that like to add a little Read More...
The last time I spoke at the Portland SQL Server User Group was the first time I’d ever seen taken any questions on Windows Azure SQL Database, Microsoft’s Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) offering that is a variation of SQL Server. So this month, Read More...