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Expand / Resize Windows Azure VM OS / Data Disk

While working on a Microsoft Azure Virtual Machine (classic) recently, I noticed that the OS disk was almost out of disk space along with an additional data disk that was attached to this Windows VM. This post will help with steps to make the process of resizing your disks in the VM painless with the help of some tools.

Steve Borgwardt by Steve Borgwardt

Comparing Extended Events in SQL Server and Azure SQL Database

An exciting new feature of Azure SQL Database is the implementation of Extended Events (XEvents). I use XEvents in SQL Server to track information about many things – query performance, deadlocks, Availability Group status, and more. Until October, they were missing from SQL Database, but they are now in preview!

Kim Claditis by Kim Claditis

Microservices with Azure App Services

This is the first post in a series that takes a deep dive into Microservices & Azure App Services. The goal of this series is to educate you on microservices and how to apply a microservices style architecture to your new OR existing application by using Azure App Services, a newer PaaS offering to the Azure cloud.

Tim Gabrhel by Tim Gabrhel