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 ?
Often we have advised customers wanting performance out the their Analysis Services engines, be that MOLAP, Tabular or PowerPivot, to avoid the public cloud offerings by Microsoft and in some cases even avoid virtualisation on premise. What - Why shouldn’t we virtualise Analysis Services? The issue is not so much the virtualisation products like Azure, Hyper-V or … Continue reading Hope for running SSAS in the cloud with “Big Compute”!