Virtual Machines & Benchmark Data

SQL Server 2016    |    Intermediate
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Microsoft SQL Server applications can be moved to Azure virtual machines to help reduce costs and to optimize overall performance. Explore the various methods used to migrate applications as well as gathering benchmark data.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • describe the primary migration methods available when migrating to Azure VMs
    describe how to use the Azure VM deployment wizard
    describe alternative deployment options such as backing up to a file and URL
    demonstrate how to detach and copy to URL and attach from URL using the AZCopy command line utility
    explain the Microsoft Azure import/export service
    describe the benefits of generating benchmark data
  • explain why it is important to perform cache warming prior to gathering benchmark data
    describe the Iometer tool and how it can be used to gather benchmark data
    demonstrate how to use the IOMeter tool to gather benchmark data
    explain how the FIO tool can be used to gather benchmark data on Azure VMs
    explain how to effectively tune data disks in Azure

IN THIS COURSE

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    1. 
    Migration Methods
    4m 6s
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    2. 
    Azure VM Deployment Wizard
    7m 5s
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    3. 
    Backing up to a File and URL
    4m 50s
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    4. 
    AZCopy Command-line Utility
    6m 20s
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    5. 
    Microsoft Azure Import/Export Service
    4m 59s
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    6. 
    Benchmarking Overview
    2m 27s
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    7. 
    Cache Warming
    2m 27s
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    8. 
    IOMeter Tool
    3m 53s
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    9. 
    Running IOMeter Tests
    8m 40s
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    10. 
    FIO Tool
    2m 19s
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    11. 
    Exercise: Microsoft Azure VM Wizard
    4m 46s

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