+44 (0)20 3051 3595 | info@coeo.com | Client portal login

The Coeo Blog

Gavin Payne

As an Architect at Coeo, I specialise in design and implementation of the Microsoft Data Platform. At Coeo, I provide advice, guidance and practical experience to customers with a desire to modernise their data platforms both on-premises and in the Cloud.

Recent Posts

Analysing the future of Microsoft analytics

Microsoft’s new Azure Data Lake service provides us with just as much insight about Microsoft’s strategic plans as it does with new technology.

Two worlds, one universe

While cloud adoption is happening at a different pace in every organisation, the speed of adoption for the businesses Coeo works with is getting faster. However, they’re not all replacing all of their existing IT systems with new cloud services. Instead, many are integrating cloud services with..

Leading a digital future

In my new role at Coeo as Head of Digital Transformation, I’ll be helping Coeo to help its customers become digital businesses.

Money buys influence, as well as IT services

In the past, the IT departments bought an organisation’s IT services. In the future, they’ll also need funding from business units so they can afford to deploy the new services they want as well as modernise those they want to keep. Along with their cash though comes the expectation of influence..

Browsing into the future of database platforms

Past success is no guarantee of success in the future. Database platforms, like web browsers, might be an established technology but the demands of them are likely to change more in the next two years than in the previous 25.

Use a common language, even if it’s hand signals.

No matter how advanced or automated technology gets, organisations – and as we shall see taxi passengers – need to be able to describe their journey before they set off. Otherwise they risk delays communicating where they’re starting from or ending up in the wrong place.

Databases with their own server level settings

Being a futurist, I like new features and SQL Server 2016 and Azure SQL Database have one that’s really caught my eye!

Supporting the multi-platform journey with SQL Server on Linux

 

One of our agents is missing

Despite Microsoft continuously adding functionality to it, the Azure SQL Database service has always been missing one key feature – SQL Server Agent. The reality is, it’s absent rather than missing. Platform as a Service capabilities are, and should be, promoting platform wide approaches to..

What if SQL Server became an open source product?

 

Back to top