SQL Server 2014: Deploy a database to a Windows Azure VM

SQL Server 2014: Deploy a database to a Windows Azure VM
A first peek at the new released SQL Server 2014 CTP1 shows us the ability to use the Azure cloud. In the current version, SQL Server 2012, we already have the feature to deploy to a SQL Database within Windows Azure. A cool new thing is the “Deploy Database to a Windows Azure VM” feature. ...

SQL Server 2014 CTP1 Released

As announced on TechEd 2013, we will be getting a brand new version of SQL Server. I wrote about it in this blog?(SQL Server 2014, Trial evaluation end of June 2013), where some of the new features are discussed. Today, 25 june 2013 Microsoft released ?SQL Server 2014 CTP1, which you can download right here ...

When SysPrep saved my day!

When SysPrep saved my day!
Recently we had an environment that did some crazy things. I wont go in detail about the problems, but for this one i decided to build a clean environment with the use of Hyper-V. I love virtualization, well, not always from and oldschool perspective, but most of the times it just love it. So i ...

SQL Server 2014, Trial evaluation end of June 2013

I am thrilled! Yesterday at TechEd, Microsoft announced that somewhere in 2014 the new SQL Server version will be released. WOW! So soon? We are working with the 2012 versions like a year, year and a half? But trust me, the 2014 release will have some real neat things!?They announced that somewhere around the upcomming ...

Compacting a VHD for Hyper-V the easy way!

Hyper-V, who doesn’t love it? I surely do! It gives me the ultimate feeling of getting everything out of my machine and gives me more ease of getting several environments right at my fingertops. When you are using Hyper-V you also might know the sysinternals tool called Disk2VHD. This little tool gives you the freedom ...

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