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Azure SQL Revealed: A Guide to the Cloud for SQL Server Professionals

Published: 22-02-2021

Get the hands-on, practical guidance you need to transfer your database skills to the cloud. Learn how to deploy, configure and optimise Azure SQL with this free, 500-page e-book from Apress by Microsoft insider Bob Ward. 

Download your free copy of this e-book to: 

  • Fully explore the Azure SQL lineup: SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines, Azure SQL Managed Instance and Azure SQL Database. 
  • Determine which Azure SQL option best meets your needs. 
  • Master securing your data, boosting performance and achieving high availability with Azure. 
  • Work through the many examples—available in the book and as downloadable code. 

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