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David Barbarin

Deploying SQL Server on Azure virtual machine with Terraform

By | Cloud, DevOps, SQL Server | One Comment

We are entering now to the infrastructure as code world and provisioning a SQL Server infrastructure is not excluded from the equation. This is especially true when it comes the Cloud regardless we are using IaaS or PaaS. One great tool to use in such scenario is certainly terraform and I introduced it during the last PowerSaturday pre-conference named “DBA modern competencies”. Installation paradigms in the cloud differ from what we usually do on-premises either…

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Stéphane Savorgnano

How to migrate from on-premise to an Azure SQL Database

By | Cloud, Database management | No Comments

As a SQL Server DBA we have the habit to migrate databases from an instance to another one or to a new environment. But migrate a database from on-premise to the Azure Cloud is an operation that we don’t deal with every day. As a reminder, Azure SQL Database is a relational database-as-a-service (DBaaS) which gives the ability to manage your databases directly from the Cloud with the performance of your choose, reliability, security and…

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Stéphane Savorgnano

How to create an Azure SQL Database

By | Cloud, SQL Server | No Comments

Azure SQL Database is a relational database-as-a-service (DBaaS) which gives us the possibility to create application with a performant database without to take care of the relying infrastructure. Azure SQL Database is based on the latest stable version of Microsoft SQL Server Database Engine. We have the choose between 2 purchasing models: a vCore-based purchasing model and a DTU-based (Database Throughput Unit) purchasing model. 3 Deployment options possible: single database: has its own set of…

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David Barbarin

Windocks, SQL Server and Azure in our internal CI pipeline

By | Cloud, DevOps, Docker, Kubernetes, SQL Server | One Comment

During the last DevOps Day in Geneva, I presented a sample of our CI implementation related to our MSSQL DMK maintenance product. It was definitely a very good experience for me and good opportunity to get feedback from DevOps community as well. During the session I explained our CI pipeline includes SQL Server containers both on AKS (K8s as managed service in Azure) and Windocks. I got questions from some of attendees who asked me…

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Microsoft Team

How To Push An Image Into Amazon ECR With Docker

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8 Steps To Push An Image Into Amazon ECR With Docker Please bear in mind that Amazon elastic container registry (ECR) is a managed AWS Docker registry service. In this topic, we will use the Docker CLI to push an CentOS image into Amazon ECR. 1. Install Docker desktop for Windows and AWS CLI Verify and confirm that each version has been installed properly (see below): docker (dash dash)version aws (dash dash)version 2. Authentication to AWS Open Power…

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Stephane Biehler

OpenText Enterprise World Europe 2019 – Day 3

By | Application integration & Middleware, Cloud, Database Administration & Monitoring | No Comments

Last but not least, today was mainly dedicated to demos and customer cases. It started with the global stream presenting some OpenText applications like Core for Quality: An application developed with AppWorks and integrated to Magellan. It was meant to manage quality issues and connected to Documentum in order to link issues with SOP documents. In the different demos we saw the integration of these SaaS applications in OT2 and their responsiveness (drag and drop…

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Stephane Biehler

OpenText Enterprise World Europe 2019 – Day 2

By | Application integration & Middleware, Cloud, Database Administration & Monitoring, Entreprise content management | No Comments

Day 2 of OTEW, we followed the global stream this morning which was taking most of the points from yesterday. But we had the pleasure to have a session from Dr. Michio Kaku, Theoretical Physicist, Futurist and popularizer of science. He wrote several books about physics and how he sees the future. He sees us in the next 20 years ultra connected with internet lenses, the Moore’s law will collapse in 2025 where it will…

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Stephane Biehler

OpenText Enterprise World Europe 2019 – Partner Day

By | Application integration & Middleware, Cloud, Entreprise content management | No Comments

First day of the #OTEW here at the Austria International Center in Vienna, Guillaume Fuchs and I where invited to assist to the Partner Global sessions. Welcome to OTEW Vienna 2019 Mark J. Barrenechea, the OpenText’s CEO & CTO, started the day with some generic topics concerning the global trends and achievements like: More and More partners and sponsors Cloud integration direction Strong security brought to customers AI & machine learning new trend New customer…

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Microsoft Team

How To Create A Recovery Services Vault In Azure

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Creating A Recovery Services Vault In Azure To create a recovery services vault, we first need to create a resource group by using either the CLI or the Azure interface. Creating a resource group using the command line interface $resourceGroup = “recovvault” $location = “westeurope” az group create -n $resourceGroup -l $location The resource recovvault has been created successfully. Now we need to setup  the recovery services vault. From Azure portal, select the resource group…

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