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Migrating SQL Server to Azure: What Should You Migrate?

Once you have answered the question "Why should I migrate SQL Server to Azure?", you need to determine what you will migrate.  This post contains methods for inventorying your SQL Server estate and figuring out what to migrate.

Frank Gill by Frank Gill

Why Migrate SQL Server to Azure

When making the decision to move SQL Server workloads to Azure, there are a series of questions that need to be answered.

  • Why are you migrating to Azure?
  • What are you going to migrate to Azure?
  • Where will you migrate in Azure?
  • How will migrate to Azure?
  • When will you migrate to Azure?

The answer to the first of these questions is extremely important to answering the others.  In my experience, it is often neglected.

Frank Gill by Frank Gill

10 Tech Movements in 2020 Every Business Should Understand

As we enter into a new year I’ve been thinking about the advice I’d give to a business leader on the opportunity to fully leverage technology to change the way they engage their customers, employees, and vendors. In the same way, if you are a person engaged in the technology field, these movements are likely […]

Nathan Lasnoski by Nathan Lasnoski


As older domains get their functional levels upgraded over the years, Microsoft introduces new technology to enhance how domains work. One of these is replacing FRS with DFS-R for Active Directory’ SYSVOL. 

Paul Harris by Paul Harris

What is a Bastion Host?

Security is one of the many cornerstones of IT and a focus of what we do at Concurrency. When building in Azure, it is important to be able to connect to your resources securely. Bastion hosts are the common way to provide administrative access to private areas of your cloud network.

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Beer 30: Security POV

Tyler Plesetz and I recorded a longer Beer 30 video on the importance of transformative change in the security ecosystem in order to mitigate the leading threats in the enterprise. About once a quarter I get a call from a company that has had a major compromise and I think, “if they had only done…X”. […]

Nathan Lasnoski by Nathan Lasnoski