Professional Azure SQL Database Administration

Professional Azure SQL Database Administration


Professional Azure SQL Database Administration by Ahmad Osama

English | 2018 | ISBN: 1789538854 | 398 Pages | EPUB | 45 MB

Professional Azure SQL Database Administration: Equip yourself with the skills you need to manage and maintain your SQL databases on the Microsoft cloud
Discover how you can migrate a traditional on-premise SQL server database to a cloud-based solution with Microsoft Azure. Built with database administrators in mind, this book emulates different scenarios you might come across while working with large, complex SQL database migrations and provides solutions for effectively managing the migrated databases.
As the cloud version of SQL Server, Azure SQL Database differs in key ways when it comes to management, maintenance, and administration. It’s important to know how to administer SQL Database to fully benefit from all of the features and functionality that it provides. This book addresses important aspects of an Azure SQL Database instance such as migration, backup restorations, pricing policies, security, scalability, monitoring, performance optimization, high availability, and disaster recovery. It is a complete guide for database administrators, and ideal for those who are planning to migrate from on premise SQL Server database to an Azure SQL Server database.
What you will learn

  • Learn how to provision a new database or migrate an existing on-premise solution
  • Understand how to backup, restore, secure, and scale your own Azure SQL Database
  • Optimize the performance by monitoring and tuning your cloud-based SQL instance
  • Implement high availability and disaster recovery procedures with SQL Database
  • Develop a roadmap for your own scalable cloud solution with Azure SQL Database

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