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Managed Services Evolved with Concurrency Digital Operations

Now more than ever, the opportunity to automate, digitize and mobilize the workforce is critical to business growth and survival across industries. Implementing new technology and transformative change within your organization does not stop on "go live day", rather it evolves as your team and organization work to embrace the new technology in new ways over the weeks, months and years following a successful launch or implementation.  

Kurt Spitzner by Kurt Spitzner

Azure Kubernetes and Containers

Concurrency's CTO Nathan Lasnoski was recently joined by Managing Architect Brian Haydin and Senior Systems Engineer John Hubert to discuss the advantages of Azure Kubernetes and Containers. Running your organization's applications are just as important as streamlining your workflows and protecting your data.

Stephanie Siewert by Stephanie Siewert

Running the Data Migration Assistant - Part One - The GUI

This is the first in a series of three posts about the Data Migration Assistant (DMA).  It describes what the DMA is, how to get it, and how to use the GUI to run an assessment of SQL Server databases for upgrade or migration. 

Frank Gill by Frank Gill

Why Migrate SQL Server to Azure

When making the decision to move SQL Server workloads to Azure, there are a series of questions that need to be answered.

  • Why are you migrating to Azure?
  • What are you going to migrate to Azure?
  • Where will you migrate in Azure?
  • How will migrate to Azure?
  • When will you migrate to Azure?

The answer to the first of these questions is extremely important to answering the others.  In my experience, it is often neglected.

Frank Gill by Frank Gill

What is a Bastion Host?

Security is one of the many cornerstones of IT and a focus of what we do at Concurrency. When building in Azure, it is important to be able to connect to your resources securely. Bastion hosts are the common way to provide administrative access to private areas of your cloud network.

Paul Harris by Paul Harris

Azure Backup for SQL Server 2019

How to backup your important data stored in SQL is something on the minds of many IT professionals. Recently, Azure announced a new feature for backing up SQL servers running in VMs on Azure.

Paul Harris by Paul Harris

New Additions to Azure Infrastructure as a Service - Microsoft Ignite 2019

Last week, the yearly Microsoft Ignite conference occurred in Orlando, Florida. At this conference, Microsoft brings together developers and IT Professionals to learn what is coming next with Microsoft’s product offerings. Let’s discuss some of the new developments in the IaaC world

Paul Harris by Paul Harris

Microsoft VSS Backup Retryable Error

I recently was involved with a case involving trying to track down the cause of Exchange VSS writers reporting a “retryable” error.

Paul Harris by Paul Harris