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Make the most out of your Azure Disks using Storage Pools

When should you use Storage Pools for your Windows VM in Azure?

If you are creating a SQL Sever failover cluster instance (FCI) in Azure, you can use Storage Spaces Direct (S2D) and configure Storage Pools to set-up the Cluster Storage.

The other main reason for using Storage Pools in Azure is ..

Taking the DP-200 Exam? Here’s what you need to know!

At Coeo, we are actively encouraged to take exams and broaden our understanding in new areas. Not only do these exams help focus our learning, they help to build a breadth of qualifications throughout the company.

In this post, we’ll be discussing Microsoft’s DP-200 exam; the first of two exams..

Azure Data Factory & XML: Loading unsupported file types

Recently I was working with a client to build an Azure analytics solution, replacing an existing on-premises SQL Server implementation.  The scope of the project was to transform and model data from XML files and present the output through Power BI.

A Consultant's guide to saving money on your Microsoft data platform

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses have been forced to implement short-medium term plans to protect not only their ability to transact, but also the health and wellbeing of their customers, partners and employees.  Video calls, queueing at shops (and on websites) and home deliveries have..

First Steps with Cosmos DB, Building your Own Rocket

In my previous post, I talked about how No-SQL databases are different from relational ones, now I’m going to show you how to get started building your first No-SQL database using Cosmos DB.

Azure Data Studio – Don't Manage SQL Server with a Wooden Racket

How do you manage SQL Server?

Azure Data Studio is the new (ish) open-source, cross-platform tool from Microsoft to manage and interact with your SQL Servers or PostgreSQL instances. If you haven’t used it yet, I recommend you check it out (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sql/azure-data-studio).

Introducing Private Endpoints for Azure SQL Database

Over the last few years there's been increasing pressure on Microsoft to remove the need for applications to connect to Azure Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) services via public endpoints.  In February 2018 Microsoft announced the general availability of Virtual Network (VNet) Service Endpoints for..

What will Azure Cost You? Eight Tools to Help

You don't pay for Azure services, you only pay for things you forget to turn off.

Embracing a Data-Driven Culture

Companies who embrace a data-driven culture experience a four-fold improvement in revenue performance and better customer satisfaction, according to a new report published by Harvard Business Review.

Azure Databricks Part 4: A Handy guide to getting your users access

In Part 3 of this blog series we briefly mentioned the two methods to access the Azure Databricks web interface, either through the "Launch Workspace" icon in the portal or via a URL. But now let's think about other users.

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