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MCSE: Data Management and Analytics Certification

Microsoft continues to expand out their certification program to better fit the newly emerging "cloud-based" world of IT. As a result, the existing Microsoft Azure exams as well as new exams being published are being integrated into the broad spectrum of Microsoft certifications; such as the MCSE. The MCSE: Data Management and Analytics certification has…Read more MCSE: Data Management and Analytics Certification

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Migrate Between Azure SQL Database and SQL Server

For years it's been difficult to migrate a database that was built in SQL Server to Microsoft Azure SQL Database. Originally, the T-SQL support in Azure SQL wasn't the same as SQL Server, which caused a lot of pain over the years. The T-SQL support in Azure SQL has been greatly updated / enhanced over…Read more Migrate Between Azure SQL Database and SQL Server

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Azure Certification: 70-473 Cloud Data Platform Solutions Specialist

There have been a few Microsoft Azure certifications for awhile now, and in October 2015 Microsoft added another with the Designing and Implementing Cloud Data Platform Solutions (70-473) exam. Passing this exam will earn you the Microsoft Specialist: Designing and Implementing Cloud Data Platform Solutions certification. This is a Microsoft Azure certification centered around SQL…Read more Azure Certification: 70-473 Cloud Data Platform Solutions Specialist

Free eBook: Migrating SQL Server Databases to Azure

The "Microsoft Azure Essentials: Migrating SQL Server Databases to Azure" book written by Carl Rabeler has been made a free eBook by Microsoft Press. This book is part of the "Microsoft Azure Essentials" books series. With this book you will learn how SQL Server in Azure is similar to SQL Server in an on-premises environment.…Read more Free eBook: Migrating SQL Server Databases to Azure