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March 2020 Roundup: Migrating to Azure, SQL Server Safety Check, When to use SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines

March 2020 Roundup: Migrating to Azure, SQL Server Safety Check, When to use SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines

Despite all the work we have done helping respond to COVID-19 we know many clients need further assistance. To assist clients, we are providing Cloud Beacon as a complimentary service for the length of the pandemic.

eBook: Migrating SQL Server to Azure

eBook: Migrating SQL Server to Azure

Azure will is a perfect match for you business thanks to the advanced capabilities and intelligence of the platform. To avoid making the wrong decisions, it is important to have an understanding of the migration process.

10 Things your DBA should be doing to prepare for COVID-19

10 Things your DBA should be doing to prepare for COVID-19

As COVID-19 continues to spread, disruption to business is inevitable. This will present changes for businesses, but also opportunities for businesses to improve and implement best practices that will ensure a resilient and reliable SQL Server environment.

Remote Azure and SQL Server Training

Remote Azure and SQL Server Training

WARDY IT Solutions offers the latest remote training technology to enable students to attend any of our Azure and SQL Server courses in a location that suits them.  These remote courses are led by our world class instructors and are delivered through a high-definition experience with real-time access to our trainers enabling you to attend the training from anywhere.

How WARDY IT Solutions can help you to prepare for COVID-19

How WARDY IT Solutions can help you to prepare for COVID-19

As the impact of COVID-19 increases around the world WARDY IT Solutions is taking numerous steps to ensure the continuity of our service. We have restricted business travel and are encouraging hygiene practices in our offices. We have also successfully tested our Business Continuity Plans and confirmed that all areas of our business are able […]

SQL Server Resource Provider for Azure Virtual Machines

azure virtual machine

Azure provides different options to host your SQL Server workload in the cloud. You can migrate to Azure Managed Instances, Azure SQL Server Database, or you can use Virtual Machines with SQL Server installed (IAAS – Infrastructure as a service option). For SQL Servers installed on Virtual Machines, you can also benefit from the Microsoft Azure Hybrid Benefit for Windows and SQL Server.

How to predict the winner of the race that stops a nation (and other horse races)

How to predict the winner of the race that stops a nation (and other horse races)

Ok, time to rein in the puns. WARDY IT Solutions have created a tried (but not yet fully tested) Melbourne Cup Prediction model. In a bid to secure financial security, members of the WARDY IT Solutions team put together a strategy for predicting the winner of the Melbourne Cup and any other horse races where the prize money is high.

How Brisbane’s Top SQL Server Consultants Stay Up-to-date

SQL Server Consultant Brisbane

We spoke with ten of our Brisbane-based SQL Server Consultants to find out what their roles involve. It wasn’t as easy as tying all their capabilities up into one sentence, we realised that their day to day really depends on their customers needs. Here are just some of the skillsets our consultants exhibit daily.

SQL Server Security Auditing: Checking Who Has Access to What

SQL Server Security Auditing: Checking Who Has Access to What

With changes often needed around security to ensure people have access, how does an organisation ensure who has what level of access? How can you identify potential security threats? The answer is to review or audit the security of your SQL Server environment on a regular basis. Here’s our suggestions for what to consider including in a SQL security audit: