SQL backup to Azure Blob store – a good choice ?

I’ve recently been working almost exclusively on projects running SQL Server in Azure (IaaS) and the question came on the best way to handle backup and data protection. We accept that for pretty much all SQL Server based solutions we need to have data and potentially logs backups if RTO is more frequent than about … Continue reading SQL backup to Azure Blob store – a good choice ?

Should I rent or buy SQL Licenses in the Cloud ?

If you are looking at running SQL Server in the cloud a key question you will ask is “Should I rent or Buy” SQL licenses. E.g. should you use the stock images and pay by the hour or should you buy your own licences. Some facts that will help you decide: SQL Server Enterprise Edition … Continue reading Should I rent or buy SQL Licenses in the Cloud ?