Hello, September! Here's The Friday Five

SQLskills SQL101: Practicing Disaster Decovery

Paul S. Randal is the CEO of SQLskills.com and a long-time SQL Server MVP. Paul is based in Redmond, WA, USA and is hugely active in the SQL Server community, from user groups to his waits library, to helping out on Twitter. He worked on the SQL Server team for 9 years before leaving in 2007 to pursue his passion for teaching, writing, and presenting, with his wife and fellow-MVP Kimberly. L. Tripp. Follow him on Twitter @PaulRandal.

VLFs The Forgotten Foe

Monica Rathbun is a Virginia-based consultant for Denny Cherry & Associates Consulting. She was a Lone DBA for 16 years, working with all aspects of SQL Server. She is now a consultant helping others. She travels for speaking events to help other Lone DBAs with techniques on how one can do the jobs of many. She is the Leader of the Hampton Roads SQL Server User Group and a Pass Regional Mentor. She is honored to be 2016 Idera ACE, 2017 Idera Superstar, and Sentry One PAC member. Follow her on Twitter @SQLEspresso.

OMS And Cherwell ITSM Integration

Steve Buchanan is a regional solutions director with Concurrency, a six-time Microsoft MVP, and author of several technical books focused on cloud and data center management. In his 17+ years as an IT professional, Steve has held positions ranging from infrastructure architect to IT manager. Steve was recently featured on the “25 ITSM Experts to Watch in 2017” list and as an “IT Unity Community Champ” in 2017, and he has presented at several technical conferences. Steve is currently focused on transforming the position of IT into a strategic partner of the business and driver of digital transformation through ITSM, DevOps, and CloudOps. He stays active in the technical community and enjoys blogging about his adventures in the world of IT at www.buchatech.com. Follow him on Twitter @buchatech.

Why Is SharePoint On Azure IaaS Still A Good Consideration?

Thuan Nguyen is a Subject Master Expert in Digital Workplace and 7-year Office Services and Servers MVP. With nearly 10 years of experience in Information Technology and Services, Thuan has been involved in a number of successful Microsoft Digital Workplace adoptions for mid-tier and large organizations, including government agencies in which his responsibilities include technical evangelism, pre-sales activities, proof-of-concept mentoring, technical support, to architecting the entire solution. He is a regular guest speaker for several international conferences on SharePoint, Office 365 and Azure. Follow him on Twitter  @ nnthuan.

Creating A Docker Container Running ASP.NET Core Web Application Powered by React and Redux

Jaliya Udagedara is from Sri Lanka and is currently working as a Technical Lead for a software company headquartered in Australia. He's been a Microsoft MVP since January 2014, initially under Visual C# category, then .NET and now under Visual Studio & Development Technologies. He's passionate about everything related to .NET. Jaliya is also a TechNet Wiki Ninja and a blog author at TNWiki Ninja’s official blog. Follow him on Twitter @JaliyaUdagedara.