Azure SQL Database Edge: Enabling intelligent data at the edge

The world of data changes at a rapid pace, with more and more data being projected to be stored and processed at the edge. Microsoft has enabled enterprises with the capability of adopting a common programming surface area in their data centers with Microsoft SQL Server and in the cloud with Azure SQL Database. We … Read moreAzure SQL Database Edge: Enabling intelligent data at the edge

Best practices in migrating SAP applications to Azure – part 3

This is the third blog in a three-part blog post series on best practices in migrating SAP to Azure. BW on HANA and BW/4HANA on Azure Many SAP customers’ compelling events in their migration of SAP HANA to the cloud have been driven by two factors: End of life first-generation SAP HANA appliances causing customers … Read moreBest practices in migrating SAP applications to Azure – part 3

Azure Stack IaaS – part seven

If you do it often, automate it In the virtualization days, before cloud and self-service, it took a while to get all the approvals, credentials, virtual LANs (VLANs), logical unit numbers (LUNs), etc. It took so long, that the actual creation part was easy. When cloud came along with self-service, not only was it easier … Read moreAzure Stack IaaS – part seven

Spark + AI Summit – Developing for the intelligent cloud and intelligent edge

We are truly at a unique tipping point in the history of technology. The pace of growth is more rapid than ever before, with estimates of more than 150B connected devices and data growth up to 175 Zettabytes by 20251. With the dramatic acceleration of digitization, the primary question we now face is how to … Read moreSpark + AI Summit – Developing for the intelligent cloud and intelligent edge