Category: Microsoft

Azure – Horizontal vs Vertical scaling

Yesterday, the Azure South Central datacenter got impacted by a severe weather event which caused a lot of systems going down, including 7 of my personal websites, 1 of them being this blog. I mentioned this to a few colleagues on separate conversations and interestingly both conversations ended up with a discussion around auto-scaling in

How to migrate SDF database to Sql Server

Umbraco’s site installation comes with an SDF database. For obvious reasons, I needed to migrate this to SQL Server. Below are the steps I took to make it work. Before proceeding to the steps below, you will need to install following: ExportSqlCE40.exe which you can download from here SQL Server Compact 4.0 Runtime from here