SQL Migrations to Azure, Where Do I Start? Part 1

I've blogged already on what SQL PaaS services are available on Azure.  Microsoft are investing heavily in this area with both new SQL PaaS services, and migration options. Why?  A couple of reasons.  First, there are many businesses and civil services out there with multiple SQL servers or clusters that have grown over the past …

Azure Microservices and PaaS as Infrastructure – That’s a DevOps Thing, Isn’t It?

I am a Consultant in IT and that is..? If you ask an IT consultant what their job involves, 9 times out of 10 they will say designing and building server solutions. ┬áThe terminology may change a little, but ultimately it's still servers, storage, networking. If I ask DevOps? DevOps is maturing but in relative …