SOURCE: SIOS Technology

SIOS Technology

May 17, 2016 11:06 ET

SIOS Technology to Present at SQLSaturday Atlanta About SQL Server High Availability in Azure IaaS

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwired - May 17, 2016) - SIOS Technology Corp. (, the industry's leading provider of software products that help IT ensure the performance, efficiency, and high availability protection of business critical applications, today announced Senior Technical Evangelist Dave Bermingham will present a 60 minute session at SQLSaturday Atlanta #521 taking place this week in Atlanta, GA about how to leverage Azure Resource Manager (ARM) to deploy AlwaysOn Availability Groups and Failover Cluster Instances to ensure High Availability in Azure IaaS.

SQLSaturday is a free training event for SQL Server professionals and those wanting to learn about SQL Server. Titled, "SQL Server High Availability in Azure IaaS," Dave Bermingham's session is scheduled for Saturday, May 21 at 10:45 am at Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA. For more information about SQLSaturday #521 or to register, visit here.

Deploying mission critical SQL Server in Azure IaaS requires an in-depth understanding of storage, virtual networks, load balancers, SQL Server AlwaysOn and more. To quality for Azure's SLA of 99.95% availability, steps must be taken to mitigate downtime by leveraging Fault Domains and Update Domains in conjunction with SQL AlwaysOn. 

Azure Resource Manager (ARM) replaces "Classic" as the preferred deployment method in Azure. New features such as Deployment Templates and Resource Groups introduced in ARM make it a powerful tool in managing the entire life-cycle in SQL Server in Azure. In this session attendees will learn how to leverage ARM to deploy SQL AlwaysOn Availability Groups and Failover Cluster Instances. Template Deployments and manual configurations using the Azure Portal and Azure PowerShell will be demonstrated

SIOS will also sponsor lunch and provide a brief presentation about using SIOS iQ machine learning-based IT analytics solution to optimize SQL Server efficiency and performance in VMware environments.

About the Speaker
David Bermingham is recognized within the community as a high availability expert and has been honored by his peers by being elected to be a MVP in Clustering since 2010 and most recently has been recognized as a Cloud and Datacenter MVP. David's work as technical evangelist at SIOS has him focused on evangelizing Microsoft high availability and disaster recovery solutions for both on premise and cloud deployments.

About SIOS Technology Corp.
SIOS Technology Corp. makes software products that provide the insights and guidance IT managers need to manage and protect business critical applications in large, complex data centers. SIOS iQ is a machine learning analytics software that helps IT managers optimize performance, efficiency, reliability, and capacity utilization in virtualized environments. SIOS SAN and SANLess software is an essential part of any cluster solution that provides the flexibility to build Clusters Your Way to protect your choice of Windows or Linux environment in any configuration (or combination) of physical, virtual and cloud (public, private, and hybrid) without sacrificing performance or availability. Founded in 1999, SIOS Technology Corp. ( is headquartered in San Mateo, California, and has offices throughout the United States, United Kingdom and Japan.

SIOS, SIOS Technology, SIOS iQ, SIOS DataKeeper, SIOS Protection Suite, Clusters Your Way, SIOS PERC Dashboard, and associated logos are registered trademarks or trademarks of SIOS Technology Corp. and/or its affiliates in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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