MySQL on Azure Performance Benchmark – ScaleGrid vs. Azure Database

Scalegrid

Microsoft Azure is one of the most popular cloud providers in the world, and a natural fit for database hosting on applications leveraging Microsoft across their infrastructure. MySQL is the number one open source database that’s commonly hosted through Azure instances. Azure.

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MySQL on Azure Performance Benchmark – ScaleGrid vs. Azure Database

High Scalability

Microsoft Azure is one of the most popular cloud providers in the world, and a natural fit for database hosting on applications leveraging Microsoft across their infrastructure. MySQL is the number one open source database that’s commonly hosted through Azure instances.

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Reducing Your Database Hosting Costs: DigitalOcean vs. AWS vs. Azure

Scalegrid

In this article, we are going to compare three of the most popular cloud providers, AWS vs. Azure vs. DigitalOcean for their database hosting costs for MongoDB® database to help you decide which cloud is best for your business. We compare AWS vs. Azure vs. DigitalOcean using the below instance types: AWS. Azure. Let’s take a look at the monthly cost (720 hours) of database hosting for standalone, on-demand, dedicated instances on AWS, Azure and DigitalOcean. Azure.

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The Best Way to Host MySQL on Azure Cloud

Scalegrid

So many default to Amazon RDS, when MySQL performs exceptionally well on Azure Cloud. While Microsoft Azure does offer a managed solution, Azure Database, the solution has some major limitations you should know about before migrating your MySQL deployments. In this post, we outline the best way to host MySQL on Azure , including managed solutions, instance types, high availability replication, backup, and disk types to use to optimize your cloud database performance.

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Simplify cloud operations with automated observability into your Azure Automation service

Dynatrace

Azure Automation provides an extremely powerful set of tools for automating operations within enterprises on hybrid cloud. Get full visibility into your Azure Automation accounts with one click. Receive alerts for any metric event in your Azure Automation account. Dynatrace news.

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No need to compromise visibility in public clouds with new Azure services supported by Dynatrace (Part 2)

Dynatrace

This is the second part of our blog series announcing the massive expansion of our Azure services support. Part 1 of this blog series looks at some of the key benefits of Azure DB for PostgreSQL, Azure SQL Managed Instance, and Azure HDInsight. Azure Logic Apps.

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Managing a few Azure nodes is easy, managing observability for thousands is unique to Dynatrace

Dynatrace

Until now, customers running workloads in the Azure cloud could only define management zones using rules that address basic entities like hosts or process groups. Azure management group name. Azure name. Azure subscription UUID. Azure subscription name. Azure tags.

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ScaleGrid Fully Managed Hosting for Redis™ Now Available on Azure

Scalegrid

October 2, 2019 – ScaleGrid, a rapidly growing leader in the Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) space, has just launched their new fully managed Hosting on Azure for Redis™ service. This management solution for Redis™ allows startups up to enterprise-level organizations automate their Redis™ operations on Microsoft Azure dedicated cloud servers, alongside their other open source database deployments, including MongoDB , MySQL and PostgreSQL. PALO ALTO, Calif.,

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No need to compromise visibility in public clouds with the new Azure services supported by Dynatrace

Dynatrace

As adoption rates for Microsoft Azure continue to skyrocket, Dynatrace is developing a deeper integration with the platform to provide even more value to organizations that run their businesses on Azure or use it as a part of their multi-cloud strategy. Azure Batch.

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Bandwidth-friendly Query Profiling for Azure SQL Database

SQL Performance

SQL Server has always provided the ability to capture actual queries in an easily-consumable rowset format – first with legacy SQL Server Profiler, later via Extended Events, and now with a combination of those two concepts in Azure SQL Database.

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Full visibility into your serverless applications with AI-powered Azure Functions monitoring (GA)

Dynatrace

runtime versions of Azure Functions running in an Azure App Service plan. This gives you deep visibility into your code running in Azure Functions, and, as a result, an understanding of its impact on overall application performance and user experience. Azure Functions in a nutshell. Azure Functions is the serverless computing offering from Microsoft Azure. A function is triggered whenever a validation request appears in an Azure Service Bus Queue.

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Full visibility into your serverless applications with AI-powered Azure Functions monitoring (GA)

Dynatrace

runtime versions of Azure Functions running in an Azure App Service plan. This gives you deep visibility into your code running in Azure Functions, and, as a result, an understanding of its impact on overall application performance and user experience. Azure Functions in a nutshell. Azure Functions is the serverless computing offering from Microsoft Azure. A function is triggered whenever a validation request appears in an Azure Service Bus Queue.

View Execution Plans in Azure Data Studio

SQL Shack

This article gives an overview of viewing execution plans in the Azure Data Studio. Azure Data Studio Execution plans MonitoringIntroduction Database administrators use a query execution plan for troubleshooting query performance issues. Suppose one day a user calls you and says my query is running slow. You might perform several checks such as blocking, deadlock, CPU, memory, IO utilization, waits […].

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Automating Azure SQL Database index maintenance using Elastic Job Agents

SQL Shack

In this article, I am going to explain how we can automate the index and statistics maintenance of Azure SQL Database using an Elastic Job Agent. But in Azure, the SQL Server Agent is only available in the Azure […]. Azure Indexes Jobs MaintenanceThe Microsoft SQL Server Agent component is used to automate the various tasks including database maintenance.

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Dynatrace introduces support for Microsoft Azure Lighthouse to provide manageability at scale

Dynatrace

The newly launched Microsoft Azure Lighthouse offers capabilities for cross-customer management at scale for service providers to differentiate and benefit from greater efficiency and automation. Working closely together with the Microsoft Azure team, Dynatrace has embraced Azure Lighthouse as an early adopter. We’re proud to be launch partner of Azure Lighthouse, providing our partners and customers with a seamless experience from Dynatrace and Azure.

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Why you need Dynatrace on Azure Workloads

Dynatrace

Hopefully, this blog will explain ‘why,’ and how Microsoft’s Azure Monitor is complementary to that of Dynatrace. Do I need more than Azure Monitor? Azure Monitor features. Microsoft offers a wide variety of tools to monitor applications deployed within Microsoft Azure, and the Azure Monitor suite includes several integration points into the enterprise applications, including: VM agent – Collects logs and metrics from the guest OS of virtual machines.

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Collecting Prometheus Metrics With Azure Monitor

DZone

This preview allows for the collection of Prometheus metrics in Azure Monitor. If you've used Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), you may know you have the option to connect your AKS cluster up to Azure monitor. If you connect your cluster, Azure monitor deploys a collector agent pod. This pod will pull in metrics from your cluster and nodes and make this available to you in Azure Monitor.

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Azure Virtual Machines for SQL Server Usage

SQL Performance

One initial, easy step to moving your SQL Server on-premises workloads to the cloud is using Azure VMs to run your SQL Server workloads in an infrastructure as a service (IaaS) scenario. Azure VM Types and Series. The Esv3-series is rated at 160-190 Azure Compute Units (ACU).

Azure SQL Server auto-failover groups

SQL Shack

In this article, we will review how to set up auto-failover groups in Azure SQL Server and how failover group is different from active geo-replication in Azure. Auto-failover group is an Azure SQL database feature that replicates one or a group of databases to the secondary Azure SQL server in the cross-region. AlwaysOn Availability Groups High Availability Replication SQL Azure

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Support for Azure Functions

Particular Software

Microsoft Azure Functions provide a simple way to run your code in the Azure Cloud. NServiceBus makes Azure Functions even better. Let’s take a look at how using NServiceBus and Azure Functions together can make your serverless applications even better.

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Fully Managed PostgreSQL Hosting on AWS and Azure Launches in Time For Legacy Migrations

Scalegrid

The fully managed platform allows organizations to automate their time-consuming PostgreSQL operations, focus on database development, and optimize performance with advanced monitoring, high availability, and disaster recovery on AWS and Azure. Fully Managed #PostgreSQL Hosting on AWS and Azure Launches in Time For Legacy Migrations Click To Tweet. PALO ALTO, Calif.,

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Dynatrace: Verbesserte AI-gestützte Observability für Microsoft Azure

Dynatrace

Juli 2020 – Dynatrace, die „Software Intelligence Company“, erweitert seine Software-Intelligence-Plattform: Sie erfasst neu automatisch Metriken aller Services, die von Microsoft Azure Monitor, der Microsoft-Lösung zur Sammlung von Telemetriedaten aus Azure-Umgebungen, unterstützt werden. Durch die Kombination dieser Metriken mit den bereits von der Dynatrace®-Plattform gesammelten Daten erhalten Kunden noch präzisere Einblicke in ihre Azure- und Multi-Cloud-Umgebungen.

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Azure SQL database Geo-Replication

SQL Shack

In this article, we will review how to set up Geo-Replication on Azure SQL databases. Geo-Replication is an Azure SQL database feature that allows you to create a readable secondary database in the same region or cross-region. AlwaysOn Availability Groups High Availability Replication SQL AzureWe can failover to the secondary database in case of an outage for a long time on the […].

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Updated Azure SQL Database Tier Options

SQL Performance

Azure SQL Database is Microsoft's database-as-a-service offering that provides a tremendous amount of flexibility. Microsoft is continually working on improving their products and Azure SQL Database is no different. Many of the newer features we have in SQL Server were initially launched in Azure SQL Database, including (but not limited to) Always Encrypted, Dynamic Data Masking, Row Level Security, and Query Store. Azure SQL Managed Instance Performance Considerations.

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Optimizing Application Performance and User Experience With NETSCOUT for Azure

DZone

cloud performance azure data http ux user experience on-premise netscout wire dataIn the era of Digital Transformation (DX) the IT landscape has expanded to environments that rely extensively on virtualization, hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI), and cloud computing. As a result, the number of servers and the quantity of traffic have been exploding exponentially.

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PREVIEW : SentryOne Plan Explorer Extension for Azure Data Studio

SQL Performance

Last year, I got together with one of my dev teams at SentryOne – they call themselves the SQL Injectors – to talk about the possibility of replicating Plan Explorer functionality inside of Azure Data Studio. First, ensure you meet our requirements: Azure Data Studio 1.9.0 Connecting to SQL Server 2012 or better, or Azure SQL Database. Then, to install the extension: Open Azure Data Studio. July release announcement from the Azure Data Studio team.

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Azure SQL Managed Instance Performance Considerations

SQL Performance

Azure SQL Database Managed Instance became generally available in late 2018. General Purpose provides up to 8 TB of high-performance Azure Blob storage, while Business Critical provides up to 4 TB of super-fast local SSD storage. In Azure, your IOPS and throughput limits are determined by the size of the compute node, and in the case of Manage Instance, it is determined by the number of vCores allocated. Azure managed instance

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The Importance of Selecting the Proper Azure VM Size

SQL Performance

Migrating an on-premises SQL Server instance to an Azure Virtual Machine (VM) is a common method to migrate to Azure. You'll see the types referenced as Family in the Azure Portal when sizing a VM. Selecting an Azure VM may seem straight forward, with choosing a size based on the number of vCPU, memory, and enough storage to hold your databases, however I am seeing customers having performance issues related to storage. Azure SQL Performance VM

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AMD EPYC Processors in Azure Virtual Machines

SQL Performance

These VMs are not available in all regions, so you will want to check the availability in the Azure region that you are interested in using. GHz Intel Xeon E5-2673 v3 (Haswell) processors that Microsoft uses for many of their Azure VM series. I wrote about using CPU-Z to benchmark the Intel Xeon E5-2673 v3 processor in an Azure VM in this article. Azure Lsv2 Details. Table 1: Lsv2 Series Azure VM Specifications. Azure VM Managed Disk Improvements.

Redis Cloud Gets Easier with Fully Managed Hosting on Azure

Scalegrid

October 2, 2019 – ScaleGrid, a rapidly growing leader in the Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) space, has just launched their new fully managed Redis on Azure service. This Redis management solution allows startups up to enterprise-level organizations automate their Redis operations on Microsoft Azure dedicated cloud servers, alongside their other open source database deployments, including MongoDB , MySQL and PostgreSQL. PALO ALTO, Calif.,

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PREVIEW : SentryOne Plan Explorer Extension for Azure Data Studio

SQL Performance

Last year, I got together with one of my dev teams here – they call themselves the SQL Injectors – to talk about the possibility of replicating SentryOne Plan Explorer functionality inside of Azure Data Studio. First, ensure you meet our requirements: Azure Data Studio 1.9.0 Connecting to SQL Server 2012 or better, or Azure SQL Database. Then, to install the extension: Open Azure Data Studio. July release announcement from the Azure Data Studio team.

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Integrate Azure Monitor to get AI-powered service behavior insights

Dynatrace

As adoption rates for Azure continue to skyrocket, Dynatrace is developing a deeper integration with the Azure platform to provide even more value to organizations that run their businesses on Microsoft Azure or have Microsoft as a part of their multi-cloud strategy. In addition to providing AI-powered full-stack monitoring capabilities , Dynatrace has long featured broad support for Azure Services and intuitive, native integration with extensions for using OneAgent on Azure.

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Bring Your Own Cloud (BYOC) vs. Dedicated Hosting at ScaleGrid

Scalegrid

AWS , Azure. AWS , Azure. AWS , Azure. AWS , Azure. AWS , Azure. AWS , Azure. AWS , Azure. AWS , Azure , DigitalOcean. Are you a startup that has free AWS or Azure hosting credits you’d like to use for your database hosting?

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Sending SentryOne Data to the Azure SQL Database DTU Calculator

SQL Performance

If so, you may have heard about the Azure SQL Database DTU calculator , and you may have also read about how it has been reverse engineered by Andy Mallon. The DTU calculator is a free tool you can use to upload performance metrics from your server, and use the data to determine the appropriate service tier if you were to migrate that server to an Azure SQL Database (or to a SQL Database elastic pool ). Azure SQL Performance azure sql database DTU Calculator DTUs

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The end of the legacy Azure Service Bus transport

Particular Software

A while back, we introduced a brand new transport for use with Azure Service Bus. This transport was a necessary step in our Azure offering to allow users to target.NET Standard and.NET Core. More importantly, it started the process of deprecating the now-legacy Azure Service Bus transport. The legacy Azure Service Bus will be deprecated as of May 1, 2021. If you’re still on the legacy Azure Service Bus transport, we have an upgrade guide to help you migrate.

Optimize your QA Process by Integrating qTest and Azure DevOps

Tasktop

Integrating qTest Manager and Azure DevOps allows you to automatically flow requirements and defects between the two tools, creating automated traceability, enhancing cross-team collaboration between developers and QA/test teams, and most importantly, reducing time to resolution. . In our integration scenario, a developer creates a story in Azure DevOps. The post Optimize your QA Process by Integrating qTest and Azure DevOps appeared first on Tasktop Blog.

Microsoft Introduces Azure Front Door, a Scalable Service for Protecting Web Applications

InfoQ

In a recent blog post, Microsoft introduced the general availability (GA) of Azure Front Door (AFD), a scalable and secure entry point for web applications. The underlying technology in Azure Front Door, has been in place inside of Microsoft for the past five years where it has enabled scaling and protection for many popular Microsoft services including Office 365, Xbox, and Microsoft Teams.

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Redis Cloud Gets Easier with Fully Managed Hosting on Azure

High Scalability

ScaleGrid, a rapidly growing leader in the Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) space, has just launched their new fully managed Redis on Azure service. This Redis management solution allows startups up to enterprise-level organizations automate their Redis operations on Microsoft Azure dedicated cloud servers, alongside their other open source database deployments, including MongoDB , MySQL and PostgreSQL.

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Get started integrating Dynatrace into your Azure DevOps release pipelines

Dynatrace

More specifically, I’ll demonstrate how in just a few steps, you can add Dynatrace information events to your Azure DevOps release pipelines for things like deployments, performance tests, or configuration changes. Microsoft DevOps Azure is one of the best CI/CD systems and a strategic technical Dynatrace partner. Together, we offer a variety of integrations for Microsoft Azure , as well as the option to host the Dynatrace platform in Azure. DevOps Azure

ScyllaDB Trends – How Users Deploy The Real-Time Big Data Database

Scalegrid

Azure. Azure followed in third place representing 17.4% Azure is an attractive cloud provider for organizations leveraging the Microsoft suite of services. AWS vs. Azure vs. GCP Click To Tweet. Scylla Cloud plans to add support for GCP and Azure in the future, but with only 39% reporting on AWS, we can assume over 60% of ScyllaDB deployments are being self-managed in the cloud.

Introducing the new Azure Service Bus transport for.NET Core

Particular Software

Today we’re releasing the new Azure Service Bus transport, which is fully compatible with NServiceBus 7 and.NET Core. You will now be able to run NServiceBus endpoints using Azure Service Bus anywhere. With the release of the new NServiceBus Azure Service Bus transport, we are now able to take full advantage of.NET Core and Azure. With this news, we’re rebranding the previous transport as the “legacy” Azure Service Bus transport. The wait is over!

PostgreSQL Trends: Most Popular Cloud Providers, Languages, VACUUM, Query Management Strategies & Deployment Types in Enterprise

Scalegrid

This leaves our last cloud provider – Microsoft Azure, who represented 3.2% This is one of the most shocking discoveries, as Azure was tied for second with GCP back in April, and is commonly a popular choice for enterprise organizations leveraging the Microsoft suite of services. PostgreSQL popularity is skyrocketing in the enterprise space.

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A new Azure Service Bus transport—but not just yet

Particular Software

Update : The new Azure Service Bus transport for.NET Standard is in preview and will be available soon. If you've been looking forward to using.NET Core with NServiceBus on Azure, I'm afraid we've got some bad news. Instead of making their existing Azure Service Bus client library support.NET Core, Microsoft has released a brand-new incompatible client. Complicating things even further, the new Azure Service Bus client isn't wire-compatible with the old client.