Summarizing the five disciplines of the Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework.
Implementing a cloud governance model in Azure: Introduction
Governance is always a tricky conversation, it is difficult to implement, and usually even more complex to monitor. This holds true whether you are running your computing in cloud, or on premises although the former does have a few extra caveats to take into account. Starting this series of, let's begin with a layman's view on what it looks like before we dive in feet first into Azure.
SQL Azure DB Read-Only Replicas for Power BI and Azure Analysis Services
Back in March 2019 Microsoft enabled some new functionality for the Premium and Business Critical tiers for SQL Azure DB which enables users to connect to a read scale-out copy of the database. I won't be detailing on how to enable this, as it is quite straight forward, and the documentation located here covers it …
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Logic Apps meet Power BI
Recently I was looking for a solution to refresh a Power BI report while it is embedded in a web application, but doing so in a way which minimizes the requirement for code changes for the web application (this is only really useful when you use native Power BI embedding). After searching for a while, …
The Journey Begins…again
Thanks for joining me on the new blog. It has been quite some time since I have put up any type of post, and feel that it is time to start it up again, especially with all the new developments in the SQL Server space. SQL Server is evolving rapidly, with new capabilities, from R …