Azure database services overview

Introduction The current post attempts to present an overview of the Azure database services, as of late May 2022. Azure database services mainly cover the conventional database administration side of things (with SQL and NoSQL databases) but can conceptually expand to cover a full range of Analytics and Data Engineering […]

Azure database for MySQL

Azure database for MySQL zone and region disaster recovery

Introduction The Azure database for MySQL instance can be scaled up and down depending on your organization requirements without downtime, as described at: https://docs.microsoft.com/enus/azure/mysql/concepts-high-availability. This article describes all possible failure events (except for region-level failure), which are automatically managed by the Azure database for MySQL service, without admin intervention. Azure […]

citrix local host cache

Citrix VAD local host cache vs connection leasing

Introduction Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Local Host Cache (LHC) is a high availability mechanism which, when enabled, allows end user connections to be established even when the Citrix VAD database instance is not online/available. Citrix LHC mechanism is replacing the older DB Connection Leasing mechanism. Connection Leasing will eventually […]