Azure CLI 101

Starting anything new is always difficult, when I had started with Azure CLI was like foreign language to me. I always felt more comfortable with PowerShell and Portal, but never ever tried to use CLI. But once I started using it I find it much easier to remember and work on it. It could be […]

Policies vs Initiative in Azure

Sometimes the simplest things becomes difficult to understand just because you are not using it much, and that was the case for Policy and Initiative for me. Azure Policy is a service you use to create, assign, and manage policies. These policies apply and enforce rules that your resources need to follow. These policies can […]

Temporal Tables in SQL Server

A system-versioned temporal table is a type of user table designed to keep a full history of data changes and allow easy point in time analysis. This type of temporal table is referred to as a system-versioned temporal table because the period of validity for each row is managed by the system (i.e. database engine). […]

Provisioning Azure Load Balancer

Azure Load Balancer operates at layer four of the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model. It’s the single point of contact for clients. Load Balancer distributes inbound flows that arrive at the load balancer’s front end to backend pool instances. These flows are according to configured load balancing rules and health probes. The backend pool instances […]

Provisioning Azure Traffic Manager

Azure Traffic manager is one of many awesome features available in Azure to better load your data. First thing is what is Azure Traffic Manager? Azure Traffic Manager is a DNS-based traffic load balancer that one can use to distribute traffic optimally to services across Azure regions globally. That is, when boarding the flight the […]

SSAS: Processing Cube Load

When we need to process the cube to fetch new data from the data source, we can either do it manually by right clicking the cube itself or by creating a SQL Server Agent Job. There are multiple modes of processing the cube and what is updated will depend upon the type of mode chosen. […]