Coeo's Simon Osborne (Cloud, Data & AI Architect) explores the benefits of modern data platforms, how organisations can embark on their modernisation journey and the future of SQL Server as a Microsoft product.
Azure Cognitive Services is Microsoft's family of AI services and cognitive APIs, designed to help developers build intelligent apps. These solutions try to mimic how the human mind thinks and works.Coeo Consultant Jon Gurgul explains the capabilities of these solutions and how we've used the..
Coeo have been awarded a Windows Server and SQL Server Migration to Microsoft Azure Advanced Specialization.
Providing the business with a disaster recovery capability in Microsoft Azure is a great way for organisations to start their Cloud journey. For many, this starts by backing up on-premises databases to Azure blob storage. In this article, I'll explain how you might (unknowingly) be spending..
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 ..
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..
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.
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..
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.
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).