Tag Archives: SQL Azure

Someone Lost My Data

It was bound to happen. I’m sure it’s happened before, but this event was interesting to me as it wasn’t a customer issue, but a cloud vendor problem. There was an outage in Azure on Jan 29, which happens, but … Continue reading

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Pride in Azure SQL Database

There’s a series on Azure SQL Database from Jovan Popovic on the SQL Server Database Engine Blog. Jovan has written posts on why database management is easier, the scalability of the platform, and a great one that claims the database engine can’t die. I … Continue reading

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Starting with Azure

I’ve been meaning to do this, and I finally had the chance recently to start working with Azure. Red Gate is investing in cloud tools, and more development tools, so it’s something I need to work on. I went to … Continue reading

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The Platform Problem

I really like the idea of Azure providing a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) for applications to be built on. As I’ve evolved in my career, I’ve learned I prefer not to manage individual machines or deal with the complexities of configuring anything … Continue reading

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