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A solid database backup plan is just as critical in the cloud as it is on-premise, but running SQL Server on Azure virtual machine introduces a few new issues. Presented by Datavail’s Andy McDermid and SQL Authority’s Pinal Dave, this webinar will examine SQL Server in Azure VM by contrasting on-premise vs in-the-cloud database backup plans. Attendees will come to understand some of the advantages of using SQL Server in Azure by examining cloud-friendly SQL Server backup methods like backup to block blobs as well as finding workarounds to real-world issues like Azure’s throughput limitations. We’ll also look at some of tools and techniques available to manage backup files and restore SQL databases from Azure storage. Many use case scenarios will be examined during the webinar and one person will win a Datavailopoly, the only game by DBAs for DBAs.


Featured Speakers:

Andy McDermidAndy McDermid, Principal SQL Server DBA

Andy is a MCITP certified MS SQL DBA who delivers and manages delivery of DBA services to many diverse clients. He enjoys helping his clients by finding and deploying pragmatic and practical solutions for their database issues. Andy is always working to improve and expand his DBA skills and he likes to share the experience via writing.

Pinal DaveAlso presented by Pinal Dave,

Pinal Dave is a technology enthusiast and an independent consultant. He has authored 11 SQL Server database books, 21 Pluralsight courses and have written over 3800 articles on the database technology on his blog at a Along with 14+ years of hands on experience he holds a Masters of Science degree and a number of database certifications.

Event Details

City: Webinar


When: 20161117

Time: 11 a.m. PT