Windows and SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 End of Support – free security updates in Azure

OK folks, let’s talk about that stage in a Database Server or Windows Server’s lifecycle in EDU that I’ll call Purgatory for the purpose of this blog post.  Mainstream support has ended, the DB/OS vendor is no longer rolling out security updates, but you haven’t been able to either kill off, replace or upgrade this…