Greetings,

We are excited to announce the release of our new whitepaper, Performance Guidance for SQL Server in Windows Azure Virtual Machines. This paper provides you guidance to optimize your SQL Server workloads running in Windows Azure Infrastructure Services. Additionally, if you are attending TechEd North America 2013 in New Orleans this week, be sure to stop by DBI-B311 on Day 4 (details below) to learn these strategies in person!

We also have a bunch of other sessions in TechEd North America 2013 to learn more about running SQL Server in Windows Azure Virtual Machines. Please see the full list of Breakout Sessions below. 

 

Day 1 - Monday June 3rd

4:45 PM

DBI-B201: Lap Around Windows Azure SQL Database and Microsoft SQL Server in Windows
  Azure Virtual Machines

 

Day 2 - Tuesday June 4th

3:15 PM

MDC-B406: Achieve High Availability with Microsoft SQL Server on Windows Azure Virtual
  Machines

5:00 PM

DBI-B206: Private Cloud – Better Together: Microsoft SQL Server 2012, Windows Server
  2012 and System Center 2012

 

Day 3 - Wednesday June 5th

8:30 AM

DBI-B316: Running BI Workloads on Windows Azure Virtual Machines

10:15 AM

DBI-B306: Microsoft SQL Server High Availability and Disaster Recovery on Windows Azure

5:00 PM

DBI-B329: Overview, Best Practices and Lessons Learned on Microsoft SQL Server in
  Windows Azure Virtual Machines

 

Day 4 - Thursday June 6th

10:15 AM

DBI-B311: Performance Tuning Microsoft SQL Server in Windows Azure Virtual Machines

1:00 PM

DBI-B310: Windows Azure Virtual Machines and SQL Unplugged

2:45 PM

MDC-B361: Best Practices from Real Customers: Deploying to Windows Azure Infrastructure
  Services (IaaS)

 

Hope to see you there!