Author: Murilo Miranda

SQL Server and Azure – Hybrid Partitioning – A low-cost solution to retain your data

It’s already a fact: cloud is here to stay. As time goes by, we have a better understanding of how it really works as well as its real pros and cons. But here is the most important lesson: We don’t…

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How to move or clone a Microsoft Azure Virtual Machine?

Have you ever tried to change the definitions of your Microsoft Azure Virtual Machine? Tasks like changing the Virtual Network, or moving the Virtual Machine to another location/region are not that simple, even impossible. Today the Azure Portal has simplified…

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Automation, PowerShell and Word Templates – Let the Technician Do Tech

In my work as a Database Consultant, I enjoy technical challenges, but it’s always a painful process when I need to transfer my technical knowledge into a report. Writing the report isn’t really the difficult part; the real challenge is…

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How to build a Multi-domain cluster with AlwaysOn Availability Groups – SQL Server 2016

SQL Server 2016 is making lots of news, and promises to be a revolutionary SQL Server version. In talking about AlwaysOn Availability Groups, a very good number of improvements were already announced as part of the Basic Availability Groups. By…

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How to Migrate from On-Premises to Azure SQL Database

Murilo Miranda, Pythian Database Expert and Microsoft MVP, discusses why you may want to know how to move your database from on-premises to Azure.

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SQL Saturday Bulgaria 2014

  This Saturday October 11, I will be speaking at SQL Saturday Bulgaria 2014 in Sofia. It’s my first time in the country and I’m really excited to be part of another SQL Saturday :) I will be speaking about Buffer…

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How to Configure an Azure Point-to-Site VPN – Part 3

This blog post is the last of this series and which will demonstrate how to configure a Point-to-Site VPN step-by-step. In my first blog post, I demonstrated how to configure a virtual network and a dynamic routing gateway. This was followed…

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How to Configure an Azure Point-to-Site VPN – Part 2

This blog post is the second in a series of three which will demonstrate how to configure a Point-to-Site VPN step-by-step. In my first blog post, I demonstrated how to configure a virtual network and a dynamic routing gateway. Today’s…

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How to Configure an Azure Point-to-Site VPN – Part 1

This blog post is the first in a series of three which will demonstrate how to configure a Point-to-Site VPN step-by-step. Today’s post will teach you how to configure a virtual network and a dynamic routing gateway, and the following…

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SQL Server Integrity Check – A Necessary Routine

Today I’ll be discussing Integrity Check on SQL Server – we have some very good info in the community, but I’d like to summarize my thoughts here. When a DBA talks about Integrity Check, the conversation is usually redirected to…

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