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Azure for SQL Server - Greg Low
Author: Darren Gosbell Date Posted: 11/06/2014 1:06:48 PM
The upcoming availability of Australian Azure datacentres is a game changer. Many SQL Server DBAs and Developers are already feeling a need or desire to consider moving their workloads into Azure, and this is likely to increase significantly when these datacentres come online. Yet many are bewildered by the new styles of services and offerings. Should we be using Azure SQL Database or should we be using VMs? I get the idea of a virtual machine but what's a cloud service? How should drives and networks be configured in these environments? How should you plan for disaster recovery and/or high availability scenarios with Azure? Can I use the same strategies for performance tuning? Can I create hybrid solutions with part on-premises and part in Azure? In this session, Greg will provide a solid grounding in all the core concepts to get you started with SQL Server in an Azure-based environment.

About the Presenter
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Dr Greg Low is an international consultant, developer and trainer. He has been working in development since 1978, holds a PhD in Computer Science and a host of Microsoft certifications. Greg was the first certified master for SQL Server world-wide. He is the Managing Director for SQL Down Under, a SQL Server MVP, host of the popular SQL Down Under podcast series, and a Microsoft Regional Director.

Venue: Microsoft Level 5, Building 4, Freshwater Place, Southbank , Melbourne, VIC | Duration 5:30PM pizzas & drinks for 6:00 start, approx 7:45pm finish | On: Tuesday, 17 June 2014