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Darien Nagle

Principal Cloud Evangenlist

Darien has over 30 years of IT experience including former positions at TIBCO and Microsoft. Darien has worked across Australia and Southeast Asia including as Specialist Director at Microsoft Malaysia and Azure Master at Microsoft Australia. An accomplished Cloud Computing seller and global speaker, Darien is a believer in a IT future of Platform-as-a-Service-based cloud applications. His current technology expertise are too many to mention here but include automating Linux and Windows virtual machines in the cloud, hybrid integration (EAI) in the cloud (BizTalk Server), elastic scale database and compute patterns, Microsoft SQL Server, Business Intelligence and Big Data.

My Session

Session Title Session Brief
Microsoft SQL Server across Multi-cloud: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly Often running SQL Server across multi-cloud looks like a choice of provider and then many sub-options under that, but the reality is that you may not have the broad range of choices that you thought. If you’ve got an investment in SQL Server, at the end of the day Microsoft controls the licensing model, so the non-Microsoft public clouds can run at a disadvantage. In this session, we’ll look at the popular data platform options across Azure, AWS and Google Cloud Platform, discuss the perceived “vendor lock in” and look at the realistic and economic choices for running Microsoft SQL Server in the Cloud. Lots of demo’s too!