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Pro SQL Server on Microsoft Azure

Book Description

Learn the basics of Microsoft Azure and see how SQL Server on Azure VMs (Infrastructure-as-a-Service) and Azure SQL Databases (Platform-as-a-Service) work. This concise book shows you how to deploy, operate, and maintain your data using any one or a combination of these offerings along with your on-premise environment.

Pro SQL Server on Microsoft Azure is a quintessential book for any IT professional who is planning to host their data on Microsoft Azure. This book will not only equip you with the tips, tricks, and tools to manage SQL Server offerings on Azure, but will also help you in deciding between PaaS, IaaS, or hybrid.

In the ever-changing world of operations, IT administrators and SQL Server DBAs often find that the biggest challenges occur once they've deployed to the cloud. This is precisely why Pro SQL Server on Microsoft Azure was written; it will help you master today's cloud world.

What You'll Learn

  • Understand the Microsoft Azure IaaS architecture

  • Work with Azure Storage and Networking

  • Deploy SQL Server on Azure VMs using best practices

  • Apply effective security principles to SQL Azure Databases

  • Measure and optimize the performance of SQL Server offerings on Azure

  • Implement Business continuity and disaster recovery options with Azure SQL Databases

Who This Book Is For

This book is for IT admins and SQL Server DBAs who are managing or would be managing SQL Server deployments on Microsoft Azure.