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Database Backups – Full vs Differential vs Incremental

This article mainly discuss about the differences between Full Database Backup, Differential  and Incremental Database Backup. Choose the right backup method Here is a quick summary of the most common backup methods available: Full Backup captures your entire system and all the

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Azure Online Resource

Microsoft provides wide range of free resources of training in Azure, mainly through its Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA).  There’s lot of articles for beginner, intermediate and advanced courses for people who use the technology or who design and sell Azure-inclusive

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Azure vs AWS

Let us analyze the features provided by the two giants, some of them are close enough. The below table shows a high level comparison of the services provided. Microsoft Azure Amazon Web Services (AWS) Available Regions Azure Regions AWS Global Infrastructure

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Web-Role/Worker-Role Startup Tasks with Impersonation

In some scenarios you want to kick an exe with Administrator Account privilege in Azure VM. The following article will help you to handle such requirements. Please note adding Startup Task with Elevated mode will run only in SYSTEM account

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Web-Role/Worker-Role Startup Tasks

In many scenarios we may need to run an exe or register a com dll in Windows Azure machine and these can be achieved by a Startup Task during Role Start. To do this we need to create a bat

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Call Web-Service from Database

How to efficiently notify your Application when there is a change in your Database/Tables? Probable solutions you are thinking may be the SQL Dependency, Query Notification, Table Dependency or Signal-R (for notifying multiple consumers)?? In the above all scenarios whether you

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Azure VM – Configure IIS and Expose

After setting up VM the next important thing you may need to do is Enabling the IIS in Windows Server and provision it in Azure Portal to access it from anywhere. This article will help you to achieve it. Enable

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DB Backup in Azure VM

If you are using the SQL Express version in your Azure VM then you need to take regular backups in the VM for your SQL DB. This article will help you to understand how to do it. In SQL Standard

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Manage VM Size and Price

One of the main thing  while setting up a VM is its size and cost. This article will help you to understand how to configure the VM size and the costs involved for the configurations. If you have already created

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Migrate Azure SQL DB to Native SQL Server

This article will help you to transfer your DB from Azure SQL Server to On-Premise SQL server. Export Azure SQL Database Connect to your Azure SQL from On-Premise SSMS Choose menu Export Data-Tier Application from Tasks You can see the

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