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SQL Server: Implementing a Hybrid Cloud Solution in Azure

by Tim Radney

The course will show you how to create, manage, and scale Azure VMs for SQL Server workloads, implement Azure SQL Database, and work with them from your on-premises SQL Server for a complete Hybrid SQL Server solution.

What you'll learn

Have you been wondering what Azure Virtual Machines or Azure SQL Databases are and what they mean for you as a production DBA or developer? The Azure platform has become an Enterprise-worthy environment that can provide Infrastructure as a Service and a database Platform as a Service. In this course, SQL Server: Implementing a Hybrid Cloud Solution in Azure, you'll learn the fundamentals of Azure virtual machines and Azure SQL Database from a DBA perspective. First, you'll start with an overview of what the Azure platform encompasses and then dive straight into how to connect and configure your Azure environment. You'll then learn about VM networking, storage, configuration management, images and disk, monitoring, deploying workloads, and scaling. Next, you'll explore Azure SQL Database and Stretch Database, including how to configure networking and security, discuss features, migration methods, and scaling. Finally, you'll discover methods for monitoring using the Azure Portal or Management Studio. When you've finished this course, you'll have the skills and knowledge to implement a Hybrid SQL Server solution leveraging Azure. If you've been considering extending your SQL Server environment to Azure, this course is for you!

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About the author

Tim has worked with SQL server for the past 25 years, in a variety of roles including DBA, Lead DBA, and multi-department manager, which have given him extensive experience planning and implementing large-scale environment changes and upgrades. Tim is a Data Platform MVP and has a whole collection of Microsoft and other industry certifications. His experience includes HA/DR, virtualization, SSIS, SSRS, and performance tuning, among everything else SQL Server-related. Tim is very active and passi... more

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