Migrating from SQL Server to Azure

By | Azure, Database Technology Trends, SQL Server
Extended support for SQL Server 2008 has ended, and there is no better time to consider a migration to Azure. Continuing to run business applications and workloads on an unsupported platform will open you up to unnecessary vulnerabilities and potential legal issues. The risk is just not worth it. If you have been holding out for fear of complicated processes, there’s good news, Microsoft is making it easier than ever to migrate to Azure and take advantage of the benefits of cloud computing, including scalable resources and always up-to-date security features. With a trusted database solutions partner, your migration can be quick and painless. Check out this guide for more information about migrating from SQL to Azure. Why Migrate – If you are on SQL Server 2008, the answer is clear. Migrating is a must to stay on top of your database health and security. Now you may be asking, why can’t I just upgrade to Server 2019? You absolutely can. But this time is a perfect opportunity to minimize the impact of a cloud migration to reap the benefits of hosting your workloads in a cloud or hybrid environment. Utilizing the Azure cloud allows for scalable database solutions and (more…)

What is Azure Stack and Why Do You Need It?

By | Azure
Whether you are using Azure or not, I am sure you are familiar with the term. The Azure Cloud is the fastest growing cloud computing service out there and is quickly edging out AWS for the market. It is a powerful and expansive service that fully supports hybrid infrastructures for robust data management. You may not know quite as much about Azure Stack, so we wanted to shed some light on this Azure extension. What is Azure Stack? – This service is an addition to your Azure Cloud network that enables offline operations on your edge computing machines. It allows your on-site users to manage data, perform analyses, and even design queries using little bandwidth. Actions can be performed in an offline environment and then reserved for specific connection windows and deployed to the cloud. Let’s Talk About Edge Computing – Your network is a complicated series of user APIs and core network processing capabilities. Think of this overall structure as a web of interconnected strings leading back to the central data hub. Edge computing refers to the processes that take place farther away from your centralized network, literally at the edge of your web. We will discuss this in (more…)

The Jamcracker Platform – Cloud Services Governance and Management for the Enterprise

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Enterprise cloud computing has transformed IT. Cloud computing decreases time- to-market, improves agility by allowing businesses to adapt quickly to changing market demands, and, ultimately, drives down costs.The ease of deploying and scaling cloud services, along with their relatively low cost of acquisition, has resulted in increasingly decentralized IT, or what is referred to as “shadow IT.”

 

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The Top Challenges of Database Management

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No matter what field you work in, there will be changes over time. As technology becomes more and more advanced, everyone from doctors to politicians and athletes must learn to use these changes to their advantage. While other professions have encountered these changes, few have experienced them on the same level as database administrators. Thirty years after the computerization of databases, the Internet has lead to an exponential growth within the industry – whether indirectly or directly, everything that compiles data uses a database. Recent times have proven to be an exceptional period of the production and capturing of a nearly overwhelming amount of data. This has obviously created opportunities for businesses to gain visibility into their customers and industry, but it has also created many challenges in database management. Database Management Problems Data Integration from Various Sources – With the advancement of smartphones, new mobile applications, and the Internet of Things, businesses must be able to have their data adapt accordingly. These varying types of data and sources cause a typical data center of today to contain patchwork for data management technologies. The management techniques have become more diverse than ever. Public and Private Data Security – In today’s (more…)

Free Webinar: Database Managed Services – 30 Minutes Can Save You a Whole Lot More

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Join us for the “Database Managed Services – 30 Minutes Can Save You a Whole Lot More” Webinar,

Thursday, April 9th, 1pm EST

For the past couple of years cloud computing and hosted managed services are dominating and reshaping the IT landscape. There is no slowing down in sight. Actually the pace how companies are moving their operations into the cloud is accelerating. Read More

Newsletter May 2012

By | Dobler Consulting Newsletter | No Comments
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Today’s newsletter will bring you up-to-date about some of our new activity at Dobler Consulting. This month’s newsletter shares details about what is happening at our company. You’ll also find some valuable information about how SAP and Sybase are moving forward with their exciting improvements.

Thank you for giving me this opportunity to continue sharing our company information, and our technical insights to enhance your IT and database planning. Read More