Geek Sync Webcast : Azure Cloud & You: First Steps for the DBA

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It's not a question of whether or not the landscape for the common DBA is changing. Without a doubt, it is. Azure offers up a new world of possibilities for DBA's and we should all strive to learn it. In this session, we'll cover some basic knowledge and terminology of Azure as well as how easy it is to incorporate Azure into your environment. We will stand up a new Azure virtual machine as well as a setup SQL DB. You will see how easy it is to accomplish this. This new-found knowledge will help propel your career into the new landscape.

Speaker: John Morehouse is currently a Consultant with Denny Cherry & Associates living in Louisville, Kentucky. John led the Omaha SQL Server user group for 7 years and is now a leader of the Louisville SQL Server/Power BI user group. He is a Microsoft Data Platform MVP, 2016 IDERA ACE, blogger, avid tweeter, and a frequent speaker at SQL Saturday's as well as other conferences. In his spare time, you can usually find John on Twitter (@sqlrus) as well as chasing his two young sons around the house.


John Morehouse

John Morehouse is currently a Consultant with Denny Cherry & Associates living in Louisville, Kentucky. John led the Omaha SQL Server user group for 7 years and is now a leader of the Louisville SQL Server/Power BI user group. He is a Microsoft Data Platform MVP, 2016 IDERA ACE, blogger, avid tweeter, and a frequent speaker at SQL Saturday's as well as other conferences. In his spare time, you can usually find John on Twitter (@sqlrus) as well as chasing his two young sons around the house.

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