Last week I spent some time judging the final presentations for the Information Systems Consulting course at QUT. I am part of the QUT Alumni and it was good to spend some time back where I first gained an interest in Information Technology. The students had a fictious customer project where they needed to design a marketing solution and present this to their cohort.
In this session, Henry will address the disruption that is being experienced in the data management sphere and how a DBA can look at the options they have to apply their skills to this new world.
In one sense, Microsoft Azure is straightforward. It’s a cloud service and a popular one at that. Businesses are taking the transition from on-premise systems to cloud-based with varying degrees of enthusiasm, but Azure is always a strong contender in the mix.
Many businesses who are planning to migrate to Azure, see Azure SQL Database Managed Instance as a simple way to make the transition and there is good reason for this. It’s a great product with a lot of positive features. However, at this point in time, Azure Managed Instance has some key limitations that could mean it is not an option for your project.
We developed SQL Beacon™ and MyVirtualDBA™ to underpin our world-class team of DBAs who work on shift, 27x7x365 to support our clients. SQL Beacon™ is an agentless monitoring and alerting engine that polls your infrastructure and SQL Servers to generate notifications for events before they become issues. The data captured by SQL Beacon™ is also […]
Over the last few days my daughter has been in hospital with repository issues. The last time I spent any time in a hospital was when my wife gave birth to this bundle of joy in the same hospital 19 months ago. In this time the technology in the hospital has changed dramatically, with each nurse now empowered with a mobile phone running a number of health applications to measure and capture vital statics.
In February of this year, WARDY IT Solutions announced the Azure Navigator program – an opportunity to migrate to Azure for free for the first 50 expressions of interest. There are still spots available for this offer. As Microsoft plans to decommission support for SQL Server 2008/R2 on-premise environments by early July 2019, our Azure […]
This session will help you get familiar with SQL Server Machine Learning Services. We will go over its components and features, and understand how it brings data scientists and developers closer. As an example, we will build a Predictive Model using R and SQL Server Machine Learning Services.