Moving Your Database to Azure

“Northwind kept the bulk of its data in an on-premises data center, which hosted servers running both SQL Server and MongoDB. After the acquisition, Tailwind Traders worked with the Northwind team to move their data center to Azure. In this session, see how to migrate an on-premises MongoDB database to Azure Cosmos DB and SQL Server database to an Azure SQL Server. From there, walk through performing the migration and ensuring minimal downtime while you switch over to the cloud-hosted providers.”

Source: https://www.cloudmonk.io/doku.php?id=moving_your_database_to_azure

Azure Virtual Machines

Azure VMs include:

Azure Virtual Machines

Azure Compute Overview

Azure Compute includes:

  • Azure Virtual Machines
    • Azure Linux Virtual Machines – Provision virtual machines of Ubuntu, Red Hat, and more
    • Azure Windows Virtual Machines – Provision virtual machines for SQL Server, SharePoint, and more
  • App Service – Quickly create powerful cloud apps for web and mobile
  • Azure Functions – Process events with serverless code
  • Azure Batch – Cloud-scale job scheduling and compute management
  • Azure Container Instances – Easily run containers with a single command

Cognitive Services
Infuse apps, websites, and bots with intelligence to see, hear, speak, and understand

Service Fabric
Develop microservices and orchestrate containers on Windows or Linux

Virtual Machine Scale Sets
Manage and scale up to thousands of Linux and Windows virtual machines

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
Simplify the deployment, management, and operations of Kubernetes

Cloud Services
Create highly-available, infinitely-scalable cloud applications and APIs

SQL Server on Virtual Machines
Host enterprise SQL Server apps in the cloud

SAP HANA on Azure Large Instances
Run the largest SAP HANA workloads of any hyperscale cloud provider

CycleCloud
Create, manage, operate, and optimize HPC and big compute clusters of any scale

Azure VMware Solution by CloudSimple
Run the VMware platform in Azure

Azure Red Hat OpenShift
Fully managed OpenShift service jointly operated with Red Hat

Azure Security Overview

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Security Information
Learn how to secure your cloud solutions on Azure with our best practices and guidance

  • Security Center
    • Unify security management and enable advanced threat protection across hybrid cloud workloads
  • Key Vault
    • Safeguard and maintain control of keys and other secrets
  • Dedicated HSM
    • Use cryptographic key storage in Azure
  • Azure Advanced Threat Protection
    • Protect your enterprise from threats in the cloud and on-premises
  • Azure Information Protection
    • Build and deploy organizational policies for controlling sensitive information
  • Azure Active Directory
    • Synchronize on-premises directories and enable single sign-on
  • VPN Gateway – Establish secure, cross-premises connectivity
  • Role-based access control – Manage access to Azure resources
  • Azure Sentinel – Learn how to use Microsoft’s SIEM that provides intelligent security analytics for your entire enterprise at cloud scale