SQL Server in the Azure Cloud: IaaS versus PaaS

Posted by aeadmin on Dec 12, 2016 1:38:43 PM


In a
previous post, we discussed Windows Azure SQL Database, a Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) offering built on Microsoft SQL Server and hosted in the Azure cloud. Azure SQL Database provides a highly available database platform with predictable performance levels and built-in disaster recovery. It uses a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) deployment model to provide database services to applications.  

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Tags: adaptivedge, Azure, BYOL, Cloud, IaaS, IoT, microsoft gold partner, PaaS, Private Cloud, SQL, Technology

Does It Makes Sense to Move Your SQL Database to the Cloud?

Posted by aeadmin on Sep 27, 2016 12:26:45 PM


Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) is a relatively new entry in the field of cloud-based deployment models, but it’s rapidly gaining in popularity. According to a new study by research firm Technavio, the DBaaS market is expected to see spectacular growth, with a compound annual growth rate of more than 65 percent until 2020.

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Tags: adaptivedge, Azure, Cloud, DBaaS, microsoft gold partner, Office 365, PaaS

Getting Started with Azure

Posted by aeadmin on Jan 26, 2016 9:43:03 AM

Azure is Microsoft’s cloud computing platform, providing a variety of service that can be used without purchasing or provisioning hardware. Azure enables the rapid development of solutions and provides the resources to accomplish tasks that may not be feasible in an on-premise environment. Azure’s compute, storage, network and application services can also be used in a hybrid configuration, connecting on-premise infrastructure with the Microsoft Cloud.

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Tags: Cloud Computing, Datacenter, IaaS, SQL, Technology, Azure, Cloud, Enterprise Visual Studio, Infrastructure, microsoft azure, PaaS, SaaS, Virtualization, VM

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