Well, not literally – these are features I tend to overlook because I don’t often need them. If you’re the same, this may be helpful. It isn’t a complete list (I’ve forgotten the others) but I’ll try to add to it as things come to mind.
In Manager’s List of Potential Cloud Computing Benefits I promised to write up a list of risks, so here it is. The question probably isn’t “should I use cloud services or not?”, but “which activities and data would be safe to migrate to the cloud?”. You’ll have thought of most of these; if you see […]
Someone accidentally found my Sql Collation Cheat Sheet while searching for a “Sql JOIN Cheat Sheet” so I thought I’d knock out a post on the topic. Towards the end, you’ll find a script that demonstrates them. The script was run in Azure Sql. Some joins may be Microsoft extensions to the ANSI standard. Look […]
This is a list of potential cloud computing benefits and where they might touch on your organisation(As I’ve mentioned previously, I only work with the Microsoft cloud, but the principles should apply generally). Of course, you should have another list – the risks, and consider what that list tells you about the trade-offs you would […]
A thirty-year-old management consulting slogan plus the arch-buzzword of tech? What’s not to like? I do think the phrase is apt though, not just because doing something practical is the best way to start cutting through the hype and confusion around cloud computing. It’s also because “Ready, Fire, Aim” suggests that another shot is on […]
First a disclaimer – I don’t have an good general view of the market since I only use Microsoft Azure (see my reasons at the bottom of the blog). The points I make here should be relevant to any service you are considering though. The best way to get started is to get started. “What, […]