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Datavail Discusses Backups for Azure at SQL PASS Summit 2016

BROOMFIELD, Colorado – October 19, 2016 – Datavail, the largest provider of data and database administration (DBA) services in North America will be attending and presenting at the annual SQL PASS Summit 2016 conference to be held at the Washington State Convention and Trade Center in Seattle beginning October 24.

Datavail’s educational session at the conference, Backup and Restore SQL Server Databases in Microsoft Azure, will be presented by Andy McDermid, Principal SQL Server DBA for Datavail and Pinal Dave, an independent consultant and author of the blog SQL Authority. McDermid and Dave will examine SQL Server in Azure VM by contrasting on-premise vs in-the-cloud database backup plans. The presentation will be held in Room 401 at 10:15 a.m. on Thursday, October 27.

“Making sense of the maze of Microsoft products and technologies can be mind-numbing,” said presentation leader Andy McDermid. “This presentation will help attendees understand some of the advantages of using SQL Server in Azure by examining cloud-friendly SQL Server backup methods.”
PASS Summit is the place to find industry-leading speakers, in-depth training, technical tips and tricks. It is one of the largest SQL Server events in the world. It features the highest rated technical sessions delivered by world-class speakers and the best networking opportunities for data professionals.

About Datavail

Datavail Corporation is the largest provider of data and database administration (DBA) services in North America, offering 24×7 managed database services, database design, architecture, and staffing. The company specializes in Oracle, Oracle E-Business Suite, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, MongoDB, DB2 and SharePoint, and provides flexible onsite/offsite, onshore/offshore service delivery options to meet each customer’s unique business needs. Datavail’s Data Integration practice helps your enterprise build a DevOps team that is inclusive across all tiers and supports a proactive approach. Founded in 2007, Datavail is based in Broomfield, Colorado and supports enterprise clients located worldwide. For more information, visit