MSDN: Article Guidelines for Connecting to a SQL Azure Database

[This article was contributed by the SQL Azure team.] The flexibility of SQL Azure database allows you to work with a myriad of applications from familiar Microsoft products to other programming languages such including PHP and Java . MSDN has written an article on some of the consideration guidelines that developers should be aware of…

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Technet Wiki: Handling Transactions in SQL Azure

[This article was contributed by the SQL Azure team.] Just like SQL Server, SQL Azure fully supports local transactions. TechNet has released an interesting wiki article more about how SQL Azure handles transactions, as well as describing some of the basics. I would suggest taking a look, just to get more up to date on…

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Cloud Data at MIX: SQL Azure, Windows Azure DataMarket, and OData

[This article was contributed by the SQL Azure team.] Yet another great MIX event happened last week on April 12-14 and it was a fantastic opportunity to have personal conversations with web developers about how they’re using Microsoft development tools and the Windows Azure platform.  For me, MIX was also an opportunity to step back…

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Migration to SQL Azure–Screencast

[This article was contributed by the SQL Azure team.] Lynn Langit, a Senior Developer Evangelist, has developed a comprehensive video presentation on migration to SQL Azure. This presentation includes demos using the following tools: SQL Azure Migration Wizard Access to SQL Azure Migration Wizard SQL Server Management Studio 2008 R2 – scripting, DACPAC Business Intelligence…

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TechNet Wiki- SQL Azure Data Sync Scenario: SQL Server-to-SQL Azure Synchronization

[This article was contributed by the SQL Azure team.] Two weeks ago, we talked about an update to SQL Azure Data Sync. One of the topics surrounding Data Sync that comes up often amongst developers is synchronizing SQL Server to SQL Azure. TechNet has a great wiki article that discusses the considerations around syncing SQL…

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How to: Connect to SQL Azure Through WCF (ADO.NET) Data Services

[This article was contributed by the SQL Azure team.] WCF Data Services (formerly known as ADO.NET Data Services) enables you to create data services that are based on representational state transfer (REST) and that are accessible through .NET Framework client applications. MSDN has written an article which explains how to connect to a SQL Azure…

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TechNet Wiki- Connection Management in SQL Azure

[This article was contributed by the SQL Azure team.] Developers are always interested in how to get the best performance out of applications that connect to SQL Azure. This TechNet wiki article provides a detailed introduction of SQL Azure and its network topology.  It goes deeper by explaining some of the reasons for connection-losses or…

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TechNet Wiki- Overview of Security of SQL Azure

[This article was contributed by the SQL Azure team.] TechNet has written an article which provides an overview of the security features of SQL Azure.  It provides a great overview of security considerations for SQL Azure and you should definitely take a look as you start putting your data into SQL Azure. Click here to…

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Survey Feedback on the SQL Azure Website

[This article was contributed by the SQL Azure team.] We have always sought feedback from the community for various aspects of our services, ranging from product feature requests, input through forums and comments through social media and blogs. Today, we would like some quick feedback from you about the features and usability of the SQL…

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MSDN Article: How to Connect to SQL Azure using PHP

[This article was contributed by the SQL Azure team.] For developers creating an application using PHP, you can connect to Microsoft SQL Azure Database. MSDN has written a walkthrough article on how to do this. Check out the link below to see you how you can do this.  The great thing about this is that…

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