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Azure SQL Database Serverless -Disable Auto Pause Cost?

October 26, 2020

In this blog post, I discussed some facts about Azure SQL Database Serverless. If someone wants to avoid those limitations and disable ‘Auto-pause,’ how costly is it? Suppose a serverless database is not paused and configured with 4 max vCores and 0.5 min vCores corresponding to 2.1 GB min memory. Then the minimum compute bill […]

Azure SQL Database Serverless – Facts!!

October 20, 2020

Serverless is a compute tier for single databases in Azure SQL Database that automatically scales compute based on workload demand and bills for the amount of compute used per second. The serverless compute tier also automatically pauses databases during inactive periods when only storage is billed and automatically resumes databases when activity returns. https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-sql/database/serverless-tier-overview Few […]

AZ-900 How Did I Prepare?

March 19, 2020

On March 16th, I posted (Twitter|LinkedIn) about achieving my first ever Azure Certification. AZ-900 Azure Fundamentals. I understand it is basics, and that is why it is called fundamentals. I had a few people asked me how I prepared as they want to do the same. Here are a few resources I used to prepare: […]

How to Use Managed Identity with Azure Function App?

January 27, 2020

With the announcement of Powershell support in Azure Functions, it has become easier for data professionals to use functions to manage cloud resources such as Azure SQL Database, Managed Instances. A common challenge when using functions is how to manage the credentials in function code for authenticating databases. Keeping the credentials secure is an important […]

New-AzActionGroupReceiver How to Set Up Voice Calls as a New Action Group?

February 6, 2020

As per the Microsoft documentation, I should be able to set up Azure Monitor Action Group with voice mail. I can easily do that from the portal. I wanted to do the same with PowerShell. The following code works as expected while setting up email and SMS. When I add the code for the voicemail, […]


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So I suppose... I owe @BrentO a thank you for effectively writing that part of this blog post for me!
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Anyone know how to get to these section in portal. I know how to configure this using PowerShell ... .
I am not seeing this while creating new database.

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-sql/database/automated-backups-overview?tabs=single-database#configure-backup-storage-redundancy-by-using-the-azure-portal

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