Author: Shannon Lowder

Shannon Lowder is the Database Engineer you’ve been looking for!
Look no further for expertise in:
Business Analysis to gather the business requirements for the database; Database Architecting to design the logical design of the database; Database Development to actually build the objects needed by the business logic; finally, Database Administration to keep the database running in top form, and making sure there is a disaster recovery plan.


As promised we’re going to dive into the details on how we would actually migrate the database from your on premise server to Windows Azure SQL Database.  We’re going to go over how to do this with the SQL Database Migration Wizard.  I’ll be honest, going forward we only use SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT), because you get…

Read More Migration to Windows Azure SQL Database: Step 3

Let’s continue our discussion on what it takes to migrate a database from SQL Server classic to Windows Azure SQL Database (WASD).  At this point in the migration we’ve determined that all the access points in our system do have internet connectivity, so they’ll be able to reach our WASD instance.  We’re not going to store…

Read More Migration to Windows Azure SQL Database: Step 2