Cloud Migration

Making VHD Uploads to Azure Faster

Often, when I’m working with my clients, they request that I upload a disk image for them that they will use in Azure. I usually discourage this practice, because it makes standing up VMs more challenging, and very quickly, the uploaded image will be out of date. A¬†preferred deployment method is to use the standard […]

Disaster Recovery

Business Continuity with Azure

What’s your current backup solution? What would happen if your datacenter burned down this weekend? What would happen if a junior administrator accidentally deletes a production SQL database or server? I’ve been asked to do a webinar describing the features that Microsoft Azure provides for backup and recovery, so I started thinking about the state […]