As the business world changes, your Hyperion consolidation may need to change. Hoa Pham shows how to separate wants and needs and how to use multidimensional reporting to redesign your Hyperion consolidation.
Robert Sheldon explains the business continuity features added to SQL Azure, including automatic backup, self-service restore, manual copy, and export and geo-replication. These features are meant to keep the data available, even when the system fails.
Basit Farooq provides two different methods for provisioning a SQL Server virtual machine on Windows Azure. He also explains the benefits of the Windows Azure virtual machine and how to migrate from on-premises to Windows Azure.