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Windows Azure Application Gateway

Windows Azure Application Gateway

Background I’m not sure when it started, but for a while now I’ve found it hard to just sit and watch TV or a movie with my family. I feel like it doesn’t occupy my mind enough, and I need to be doing something else at the same time. My Surface has come in really … Continued

New SSIS Whitepapers from the SQLCAT Team

New SSIS Whitepapers from the SQLCAT Team

Two new SSIS SQL Server Technical Articles written by the SQLCAT team have been posted to the MSDN Library. They both focus on hybrid/cloud data movement, but they also contain design patterns and guidance that applies to on-premises data flows as well. The SSIS Operational and Tuning Guide has a great section on designing a … Continued

SQL Saturday #146 | Nashua, New Hampshire

SQL Saturday #146 | Nashua, New Hampshire

I’ve been invited to speak at SQL Saturday #146 in Nashua in October. I’ll be presenting two talks related to Data Movement: Efficient On-Premise to Cloud Data Transfer Thinking about moving some of your operations to Azure? Have multiple remote sites, and want to use the cloud to centralize and share data between them?? Just … Continued

Getting started with SQL Data Sync

Getting started with SQL Data Sync

Here’s the scenario – you have an on-prem SQL database that you’d like to expose to a number of internet based applications. This could be Windows Azure Reporting Services reports, web applications, Windows Azure based apps, or mobile clients… it’s might even be all of the above. Now, you could make SQL Azure your primary … Continued