Backing Up Azure SQL Database to the Cloud

When I first started working with Azure SQL Databases, I wasn't sure what it would take to backup a database.  In fact, I wasn't even sure if this concept was appropriate when it came to databases hosted in "the cloud".  What I found was that the concept of backing up databases in the Azure cloud … Continue reading Backing Up Azure SQL Database to the Cloud

Discover SQL Server 2008 R2

It was bound to happen, a launch event for the upcoming release of SQL Server 2008 R2.  This is a great thing because it means we’ll be able to play with the cool new toys in production soon and start getting our client’s upgraded.  I do wonder though if there are talking dolphins in these … Continue reading Discover SQL Server 2008 R2