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How To Change Azure SQL DB MAXDOP Settings

How To Change Azure SQL DB MAXDOP Settings Using T-SQL Command

In this article, we are going to discuss how to change Azure SQL db MAXDOP settings. Since you have landed on this page, we expect you to have some background information on the...

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Azure SQL Standard vs Premium

Azure SQL Standard vs Premium Specification Comparison & Differences

In this article, we will be comparing Azure SQL Standard vs Premium service tiers. We have also included the basic tier since it is widely used for development purposes. The DTU...

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Azure SQL Database vCores vs DTU Feature Comparison

Azure SQL Database vCores vs DTU Feature Comparison

In this article, we are going to compare Azure SQL Database vCores vs DTU pricing models. While DTU was perfect for small to medium deployment, the concept of DTU created a sense...

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Azure AD Authentication with SSIS

How To Do Azure AD Authentication with SSIS in VM Running SQL Server

Can you do Azure AD Authentication with SSISĀ running in a Virtual Machine on the cloud? Short answer – No. In case if you want to know why it is so, read along to...

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Unable to create databases in SQL Server Management Studio 2016

Unable to create databases in SQL Server Management Studio 2016 For Dynamic 365

While working on the “Bring Your Own Database to Azure” functionality in Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, Enterprise Editions/Microsoft Dynamics 365...

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SQL Server Analysis Services Performance Tuning on Azure Virtual Machines

SQL Server Analysis Services Performance Tuning on Azure Virtual Machines

In this post, we will be covering SQL Server Analysis ServicesĀ (SSAS) Performance tuning best practices on Azure with a bit of detail. Do note that we are referring to running...

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Azure SQL Data Sync Limitations

Azure SQL Data Sync Limitations Pricing and Alternatives

Before we talk about the Azure SQL Data Sync Limitations, we will need to understand the prerequisites first. The Azure Data Sync has been around for a while (October 2011), and...

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Restore Azure SQL Database

How To Do Point In Time Restore of Azure SQL Databases From Backups

If you have your Databases hosted on Microsoft’s Azure cloud service, you can breathe easy. Microsoft automatically takes backups of all your databases. It is a part of...

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SQL Server Disk Configuration

SQL Server Disk Configuration SAN SSD and Partitioning Best Practices

SQL Server Disk configuration settings are one of the most important aspects of SQL Server performance tuning. Typically, disks are one of the slowest parts of the entire SQL...

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System Center Deployment Requirements and Restrictions for SQL Server

System Center Deployment Requirements and Restrictions for SQL Server

System Center contains a suite of products for Enterprises which enables them to deploy and manage Windows (Wintel) datacenter environments. The suite of upper growth include the...