Cloud http://sqlmag.com/taxonomy/term/9221/more en Espresso Logic Releases Expresso BaaS at IT/Dev Connections http://sqlmag.com/azure/espresso-logic-releases-expresso-baas-itdev-connections <div class="field-deck"> Espresso Logic's reactive program model provides fast application development </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Learn about the latest release of Espresso Logic’s Backend-as-Service (BaaS) offering, Espresso. Espresso's reactive program model provides fast backend database application development.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/azure/espresso-logic-releases-expresso-baas-itdev-connections" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/azure/espresso-logic-releases-expresso-baas-itdev-connections#comments Azure SQL Server Azure Azure SQL Database big data development Espresso Logic mongodb Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:23:00 +0000 20351 at http://sqlmag.com Azure SQL Database Pricing Altered by Microsoft Before General Availability http://sqlmag.com/azure-sql-database-pricing-altered-microsoft-general-availability <div class="node-body link-body"><p>During the Azure SQL Database Preview period, Microsoft took feedback from testers and developed new pricing schemes, a new performance offering, and enabled hourly billing.</p> </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://sqlmag.com/site-files/sqlmag.com/files/sqlazure_0.jpg?1409078838" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/azure-sql-database-pricing-altered-microsoft-general-availability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Azure Azure SQL Database Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:40:00 +0000 19941 at http://sqlmag.com Hybrid Business Intelligence with Power BI http://sqlmag.com/power-bi/hybrid-business-intelligence-power-bi <div class="node-body article-body">Understanding how to architect hybrid-BI scenarios is becoming a more important skill to master in our profession.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/power-bi/hybrid-business-intelligence-power-bi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/power-bi/hybrid-business-intelligence-power-bi#comments Azure Hybrid Cloud Power BI Office 365 SharePoint Security big data Excel hybrid business intelligence Mon, 25 Aug 2014 09:00:00 +0000 19841 at http://sqlmag.com DBA in the Cloud—Threat or Opportunity? http://sqlmag.com/cloud/dba-cloud-threat-or-opportunity <div class="field-deck"> Time to refresh your skills and adjust to the new era of the cloud </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The cloud is here to stay, and it brings with it a lot of new opportunities for the SQL Server DBA, just like it does for many other roles. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/cloud/dba-cloud-threat-or-opportunity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/cloud/dba-cloud-threat-or-opportunity#comments Cloud Database Administration AlwaysOn Azure cloud DBA development DBA production DBA Thu, 14 Aug 2014 17:39:00 +0000 19651 at http://sqlmag.com Amazing Data Visualization with Apps for Office http://sqlmag.com/business-intelligence/amazing-data-visualization-apps-office <div class="node-body article-body">One of the many hidden gems in the Microsoft BI world is the new Apps for Office framework. If you want a data visualization that Microsoft tools don't currently offer out-of-the-box, Office Web Apps may be a viable option for you.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/business-intelligence/amazing-data-visualization-apps-office" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/business-intelligence/amazing-data-visualization-apps-office#comments Office 365 Business Intelligence data visualizations Excel Office Mobile Apps Wed, 13 Aug 2014 18:45:00 +0000 19581 at http://sqlmag.com SQL Server Hybrid Cloud Options http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2014/sql-server-hybrid-cloud-options <div class="node-body gallery-body">Microsoft has recognized that most businesses are going to be sticking with their on-premises infrastructure for some time, and it has quite pragmatically come out with several hybrid cloud options that can be a real value to SQL Server customers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2014/sql-server-hybrid-cloud-options" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2014/sql-server-hybrid-cloud-options#comments Hybrid Cloud SQL Server 2014 AlwaysOn Availability Groups Azure Site Recovery SQL Server Backup to URL SQL Server Managed Backup Thu, 31 Jul 2014 19:30:00 +0000 19381 at http://sqlmag.com Set Up Multiple Azure VM Servers with PowerShell http://sqlmag.com/powershell/set-multiple-azure-vm-servers-powershell <div class="node-body article-body">Learn how to set up multiple Microsoft Azure virtual machine (VM) Servers with PowerShell.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/powershell/set-multiple-azure-vm-servers-powershell" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/powershell/set-multiple-azure-vm-servers-powershell#comments Azure PowerShell cmdlet Virtual machines VMs Thu, 31 Jul 2014 10:01:00 +0000 19401 at http://sqlmag.com SQL Server Migration Assistant v6.0 for Oracle Available http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/sql-server-migration-assistant-v60-oracle-available <div class="node-body article-body">The latest version of SQL Server Migration Assistant (SSMA), a free tool from Microsoft that simplifies the database migration process from Oracle to SQL Server and Azure SQL DB, is now available for download.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/sql-server-migration-assistant-v60-oracle-available" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/sql-server-migration-assistant-v60-oracle-available#comments Azure SQL Server 2014 Database Administration In-Memory Oracle SQL Server Management Studio SSMS Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:54:00 +0000 19131 at http://sqlmag.com Migrating Other Databases to SQL Server and Azure SQL Database http://sqlmag.com/migrating-other-databases-sql-server-and-azure-sql-database <div class="node-body link-body">Azure offers options for utilizing other database types, making it a very open data platform, but Microsoft makes using SQL Server in the cloud much easier and much more affordable.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="migrating databases flow chart" src="http://sqlmag.com/site-files/sqlmag.com/files/migrate.jpg?1406213757" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/migrating-other-databases-sql-server-and-azure-sql-database" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Azure SQL Server Database Administration Access Migration Assistant MySQL Oracle Sybase Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:50:00 +0000 19071 at http://sqlmag.com Create a New Azure VM with PowerShell http://sqlmag.com/powershell/create-new-azure-vm-powershell <div class="node-body article-body">Using PowerShell, you have a repeatable process to provision and access your SQL Server Azure VM environment, making the process consistent and much more easily manageable.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/powershell/create-new-azure-vm-powershell" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/powershell/create-new-azure-vm-powershell#comments Azure SQL Server 2014 PowerShell Virtualization Azure VM Azure VM image cmdlet Virtual machine Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:01:00 +0000 19041 at http://sqlmag.com