Deploying SQL Server on Azure VMs
Over the years, automation has grown from batch files to PowerShell and finally automation routines. With the advent of the cloud, the word "automation" took on a whole new meaning. Whether you deployed in a public or private cloud, the mass scale that was required to perform the deployment could not be satisfied by any staffing model. The industry saw an immense need for automating the repetitive tasks, monitoring the deployed services and providing insights on the artifacts associated with your deployment. The word "scale-up" and "scale-out" in a cloud environment cannot be de-coupled without automation.