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 …