Regular Session: Deploying and Managing SQL Server with dbatools
Well, if you’ve been following my blog and work over the last few years, it’s been all containers and Kubernetes. But I still have clients that run SQL Server on Windows. And for those clients, there’s only one that I install SQL Server…with dbatools. So I wrote a session describing how I did it for my client, and I’m going to share all that knowledge with you! Check out the deets…
The dbatools project brings automation to the forefront of the SQL Server configuration, operations, and deployment tasks. This session will look at how to install and configure multiple SQL Servers quickly and consistently using dbatools deployment tools. Once those systems are up and running, we will look at how to configure and manage multiple systems using PowerShell automation techniques. By the end of this session, you will have the tools, techniques, and code to automatically and consistently deploy and configure SQL Server in your environment.
My new course “Designing a Site Recovery Strategy on Microsoft Azure” in now available on Pluralsight here! Check out the trailer here or if you want to dive right in go here!
This course targets IT professionals that design and maintain business continuity and disaster recovery solution, on premises or in the cloud.The course can be used by both the IT pro learning new skills and the system administrator or architect preparing for Microsoft Azure Architect Design (AZ-301) and upcoming AZ-304 certifications.
Let’s take your Microsoft Azure Design and implementations skills to the next level and get you started now!
The modules of the course are:
Defining Site Recovery Goals – getting started we’ll take a look at defining your site recovery goals and exploring the basics of the Site Recovery service, and then we’ll discuss the various options you have when it comes to protecting Azure, VMware and Hyper-V virtual machines as well as physical servers.
Designing and Implementing Site Recovery Infrastructure – you’ll learn about the components you need to deploy in order to enable Site Recovery for your organization.
Identifying Site Recovery Resources – we’ll take a look at the various operating systems and workloads that you can replicate and migrate to Azure using the Site Recovery Service.
Designing Site Failover Strategy – examining the considerations that you need to keep in mind when it comes to designing a site failover strategy with Microsoft Azure, including test failovers, Recovery Plans and failover and failback strategies.
My new course “Provisioning Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines” in now available on Pluralsight here! If you want to learn about the course, check out the trailer here or if you want to dive right in check it out here! This course offers practical tips from my experiences building Azure Virtual Machines for Centino Systems clients.
This course targets IT professionals that design and maintain Azure IaaS based solutions.The course can be used by both the IT pro learning new skills and the senior system administrator preparing for using IaaS Virtual Machine services in Microsoft Azure
Let’s take your Azure administration skills to the next level and get you started now!
The modules of the course are:
Provisioning VMs with the Microsoft Azure Portal, Azure CLI, and PowerShell – Learn how to create Virtual Machines using Azure tools.
Building and Deploying a Custom Virtual Machine Image – Learn how to create a VM image, with your configuration and your apps to source additional VM deployments.
Managing Virtual Machine Disks – Learn common disk administrative operations such as adding, expanding, snapshotting and removing virtual hard disks.
Designing and Implementing Azure DevTest Labs – Learn how to quickly create a lab, test or classroom environment of virtual machines.