Category Archives: Roundup

June 2020 Roundup: July’s QSSUG, MOQ’s attendance at Microsoft Build conference, and Azure Synapse

June 2020 Roundup

For many organisations, the end of financial year cannot come soon enough as this provides an opportunity to press the reset button and start all over again.

March SQL Server Roundup: DBA preparation for COVID-19, remote Azure and SQL Server training, March 2020 release of Azure Data Studio

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Here are some news stories you may have missed in March 2020: DBA preparation for COVID-19, remote Azure and SQL Server training, March 2020 release of Azure Data Studio, Microsoft SQL servers targeted in newly discovered ‘Vollgar’ hacking campaign.

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

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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.

February 2020 Roundup: Azure Managed Instance, Azure SQL Database Healthcheck and ADF Deployment with DevOps

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My wife and I gave birth to a beautiful baby girl 3 weeks ago. Whilst in the hospital chatting to the nursing staff about our previous experiences with our first born, they described our two daughters as same same but different. Previously I associated this phrase with being in a marketplace haggling for something, however I thought it was a very adept way of describing the situation.

January 2020 Roundup: Analytics in a Day, code migration tool, and Microsoft Ignite The Tour Sydney

January 2020 Roundup: Analytics in a Day, code migration tool, and Microsoft Ignite The Tour Sydney

For many people, the New Year has become more than a holiday and a chance to celebrate the Year that was. The gesture of turning the calendar back to the 1st of January becomes an opportunity to make a fresh start and resolve to focus more on health, make career strides, migrate from SQL Server […]

December 2019 Roundup: New Learning-as-a-Service platform, emergency support this Christmas, Recreo case study

December 2019 SQL Server and Azure Roundup

The festive season is a great opportunity to reflect on the year that was and the changes that have occurred. In the world of technology these changes are occurring at an ever-increasing fast cadence. Over the last few weeks alone, SQL Server 2019 was released along with Azure Synapse Analytics.

November 2019 Roundup: Azure Migration Services, Power BI Performance Tuning, Learning as a Service

November 2019 Roundup: Azure Migration Services, Power BI Performance Tuning, Learning as a Service

Marathon runners often talk about hitting the wall. This is the time when they slow down to a walk with feelings of fatigue and the negativity kicks in due to depleted energy. November is often the time that many people start to experience these feelings in business.

October 2019 Roundup: Virtual DBA Service Q2 2019 Roadmap, Azure Illuminate, SQL Server 2019, Analytics and BI Trends

October 2019 Roundup: Virtual DBA Service Q2 2019 Roadmap, Azure Illuminate, SQL Server 2019, Analytics and BI Trends

Last week I spent the week in the UK assisting organisations accelerate their journey to Azure with modern data warehouse solutions. Whilst in the UK, I spent the night in Chester.