Are you need to thinking about high-availability, disaster recovery, or Dev/test for your databases? Windows Azure can help, especially when it comes to working with your SQL workloads. Running SQL Server in Windows Azure can provide your organization a quick and easy way to get your databases up and running and provides you the flexibility to fully control, manage and leverage your SQL Servers. Hear from Matt Hester, Senior IT Evangelist for Microsoft about key items to consider and how to get started.
Matt Hester is a Senior Information Technology Professional Evangelist for Microsoft. Matt has been involved in the IT Pro community for over 20 years. Matt is a skilled and experienced evangelist presenting to audiences nationally and internationally. Prior to joining Microsoft Matt was a highly successful Microsoft Certified Trainer for over 8 years. After joining Microsoft, Matt has continued to be heavily involved in IT Pro community as an IT Pro Evangelist. In his role at Microsoft Matt has presented to audiences in excess of 5000 and as small as 10. Matt has written 4 articles for TechNet magazine. In addition Matt has published 3 books:
- Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Administration Instant Reference by Sybex, Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Administration Instant Reference
- Automating Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 with Windows PowerShell 2.0 by Sybex, Automating Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 with Windows PowerShell 2.0
- Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Administration Instant Reference by Sybex, Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Administration Instant Reference