Assessing/Sizing SQL for Azure SQL Database

Azure Database Migration Assistant (DMA) The DMA actually consists of 2 components. Details below are more around the PowerShell tool as the GUI assessment is very simple and only takes a few minutes to...

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DHCP Server with Multiple IPs

Recently I worked on decommissioning one node in a load-balanced DHCP server setup, which required re-configuring the fail-over relationship on a replacement server. The DHCP process itself is well documented by Microsoft (Deploy DHCP...

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Azure Automation – Stop/Start VMs

Recently I was tasked with automating the power-down and power-up process for DEV/UAT servers in Azure in order to save on running costs. This was my first look into Azure automation. There is a...

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Netscaler Capturing DNS Traffic

Netscaler Management and Analytics System (NMAS) is a great tool for managing your Netscaler estate and gaining insight into the traffic flows. In saying that, it doesn’t capture traffic from clients who are connecting...

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