SQL Server Agent is not available in Azure SQL DB. So how do we manage tasks for which we currently use SQL Server Agent? During last week's free webinar, our Senior Business Intelligence Consultant Bob Rubocki explained why the absence of SQL Server Agent may not be the end of the world when working with Azure SQL DB. He also discussed Azure Automation as an alternative for some tasks previously managed with SQL Server Agent.
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There are many reasons why your company should strongly consider using Azure SQL DW. However, the point of this post to convince you - the developer, consultant, architect, and/or accidental-DBA - that you should
start getting familiar with Azure SQL DW for one simple and hefty reason — Big Data.
Welcome back to another episode of This Week In Data! If you missed our previous episodes, you can watch them here. In this week's episode, we discuss how you should interview a customer.
Welcome back to another episode of This Week In Data! If you missed our previous episodes, you can watch them here. In this week's episode, we debunk popular cloud myths.
Welcome back to another episode of This Week In Data! If you missed our previous episodes, you can watch them here. In this week's episode, we discuss how you can get started with Azure.
A feature of Azure SQL Data Warehouse is the ability to scale (and pay for) compute resources as needed. This is particularly useful when loading data to a data warehouse. ETL operations typically put heavy load on the data warehouse, and could benefit from increased computing power. When the load process completes, however, that extra power may no longer be necessary.
As Azure offerings mature and Azure becomes less bleeding edge and more cutting edge, many of us are getting ready to entertain the idea of jumping on the Azure wagon. However, when I first started to wrap my head around Azure offerings, I needed to learn a few basics. Is anyone out there with me? For example:
Delta Air Lines has been in the news a lot in the last couple of weeks for all the wrong reasons. News reports have been full of pictures and videos of massive lines at airports, people sleeping at gates and sob stories from stranded travelers thanks to a massive computer outage affecting all of Delta’s systems. If you’re a regular Delta traveler it’s a nightmare, and if you’re in IT for Delta, these are probably some of the worst days of your career.
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