I’ve written a bit about Azure SQL Elastic Pool lately: an overview, about ARM template and about database size. One of the many great features of Azure SQL Elastic Pool is that like Azure SQL Database (standalone), we can change the eDTU capacity of the pool “on the fly”, without downtime. Unlike its standalone cousin … More Azure SQL Elastic Pool – Moving databases across pools using PowerShell
I mentioned in a past article, regarding database sizes within an elastic pool: “No policies limit an individual database to take more storage although a database maximum size can be set on a per-database basis.” I’m going to focus on that in this article. An Azure SQL Database resource has a MaxSizeInBytes property. We can … More Azure SQL Elastic Pool – Database Size
In my last article, I covered Azure SQL Elastic Pool. In this one I cover how to provision it using ARM templates. As of today (December 2016), the documentation about Azure SQL Elastic Pool provisioning via ARM templates is… not existing. Searching for it I was able to gather hints via a few colleagues GitHub … More Azure SQL Elastic Pool – ARM Templates
What is Azure SQL Elastic Pool and what it brings to Azure SQL Database, the SQL Azure Platform as a Service (PaaS). Traditional model Let’s look at how Azure SQL works without elastic pools first. Azure SQL Database comes with an Azure SQL Server. This shouldn’t be confused with SQL Server installed on a VM: … More Azure SQL Elastic Pool Overview
Azure Monitor is the latest evolution of a set of technologies allowing Azure resources monitoring. I’ve written about going the extra mile to be able to analyze logs in the past. The thing is that once our stuff is in production with tons of users hitting it, it might very well start behaving in unpredictable … More Primer on Azure Monitor
I’ve been diving in the fantastical world of Azure Data Warehouse (ADW) in the last couple of days. I’ve been reading through all the documentation on Azure.com. If you are serious about mastering that service I advise you do the same: it is a worthy read. In this article, I wanted to summarize a few … More How does Azure Data Warehouse scale?
Microsoft announced, in the wake of many DocumentDB announcement, that DocumentDB would support MongoDB protocol. What does that mean? It means you can now swap a DocumentDB for a MongoDB and the client (e.g. your web application) will work the same. This is huge. It is huge because Azure, and the cloud in general, have … More DocumentDB protocol support for MongoDB