1001, 2019

Configure automated availability deployments for SQL Server on Azure VMs

By |January 10th, 2019|IT Management, Microsoft Azure|0 Comments

 

The high availability architectures are designed to be available even during the hardware, database or network failures. Azure VM instances offer 99.9% availability impacted by the SLA in three scenarios:

unplanned hardware maintenance
unexpected downtime
planned maintenance

To maintain redundancy one can group virtual machines into Availability Sets so that when a planned or unplanned event occurs at […]

2112, 2018

Azure SQL Data Warehouse automatic performance monitoring

By |December 21st, 2018|Cloud Monitoring, Microsoft Azure|0 Comments

 

Data warehouse performance monitoring and management are crucial for the overall health of the data environment and impact users’ ability to efficiently draw meaningful data insights.

Announced for preview Query Store feature provides customers with insight on query plan choice and performance by tracking queries, query plans, runtime statistics, and query history. Query Store combines a set of internal stores and […]

1912, 2018

Automatic updates for Azure Site Recovery

By |December 19th, 2018|IT Management, Microsoft Azure|0 Comments

 

Staying up-to-date with the latest software releases is one of the biggest hassles for administrators of the cloud services. Downloading the latest software and performing frequent upgrades is even more cumbersome if downtime is involved in the process.

Azure Site Recovery provides a monthly release with the latest features and enhancements. This means one would need to […]

1312, 2018

New capabilities in IoT application development

By |December 13th, 2018|General, Microsoft Azure|0 Comments

 

Nowadays, when IoT applications are massively moving from proof of concept to production, massive amounts of data are being collected and processes and environments are optimized with new solutions. New devices and sensors are becoming more and more sophisticated and designed to run at the AI edge.

With big investments in IoT at the beginning of the […]

1212, 2018

CloudMonix adds support for Azure Application Gateway monitoring and automation

By |December 12th, 2018|IT Management, Microsoft Azure, New Features, News & Press|0 Comments

 

Azure Application Gateway provides application-level routing and load balancing services that let customers build scalable and highly-available web front ends in Azure. Traditional monitoring setup creates challenges as it involves defining parameters based on the expected behavior, setting up dashboards to visualize the data and configuring alerts and notifications. This approach has its limits and […]

712, 2018

The Business Critical tier becomes the optimal choice for mission-critical SQL workloads

By |December 7th, 2018|IT Management, Microsoft Azure, New Features|0 Comments

 

Microsoft has recently announced the Business Critical service tier in Azure SQL Database Managed Instance in the general availability. Being a new deployment option in the SQL Database, Managed Instance streamlines SQL Server workloads migration from on-premises to the cloud. It also combines the native SQL server features and capabilities with the benefits of a fully managed database service.

The […]

612, 2018

Analyze time series with Azure Data Explorer

By |December 6th, 2018|IT Management, Microsoft Azure|0 Comments

 

This blog post describes the basics of time series analysis in Azure Data Explorer.

Azure Data Explorer (ADX) is a service designed for fast data exploration. It provides instant insights into large datasets to analyze performance, identify trends and anomalies, and troubleshoot problems.

The collection of telemetry data is performed from cloud services or IoT devices. The analysis can be performed […]

2611, 2018

Azure IaaS Apps Disaster Recovery

By |November 26th, 2018|Azure How To, Azure News, Cloud Platforms, Microsoft Azure, New Features|0 Comments

 

Recently Azure offered native Disaster Recovery for applications running on IaaS being the first public cloud to offer such a service. This service makes applications region-level resilient to failures via replicating VMs into other regions. Azure Availability Zones and Availability Sets add to Azure Site Recovery to complete resiliency for applications running on Azure VMs.

 

Advantages […]

2008, 2018

Profiling Slow MySQL Queries In Azure With EXPLAIN

By |August 20th, 2018|Azure How To, IT Management, Microsoft Azure|0 Comments

 

Azure Database for MySQL is a PaaS (Platform as a Service) solution that Microsoft offers on Azure. Using Azure managed services for MySQL enables one to easily build an intelligent and secure application.

It often happens that a simple query can become a bottleneck impacting the entire database performance. MySQL integrates a very useful tool – the EXPLAIN […]

1508, 2018

General Availability of Azure Event Grid

By |August 15th, 2018|Microsoft Azure|0 Comments

Modern applications put the flexibility of the cloud to a good use by getting themselves distant from the monolithic architectures by means of a set of distinct services, all working together. This includes two kinds of services i.e. foundational services offered by a cloud platform such as Azure and application-specific services.

Event-driven execution has secured its […]