Microsoft Session. Many customers are looking toward Cloud technologies toreduce operational and capital expenditures. One of the popular choices todayfor SQL Server customers is to deploy in the Microsoft Azure Virtual Machineenvironment. While Microsoft Azure Virtual Machine is designed to behave muchlike popular virtual environments like Microsoft Hyper-V there are someconsiderations to efficiently deploy and run SQL Server with Microsoft AzureVirtual Machine. I will provide you a checklist to consider as you move to thiscloud environment including topics such as I/O performance, connectivity,Always On configuration, and disaster recovery. I'll show you varioustechniques, best practices, and pitfalls based on customer scenarios as seen byMicrosoft support
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