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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MSDN Wiki Article: Q&A on Open Data Protocol (Odata)

[This article was contributed by the SQL Azure team.] MSDN has created a Q&A article on Odata (Open Data Protocol). OData applies web technologies such as HTTP, Atom Publishing Protocol (AtomPub) and JSON to provide access to information from a variety of applications, services, and stores. As web development continues to move forward, learning about new…

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MSDN Article: How to Connect to SQL Azure Using sqlcmd

[This article was contributed by the SQL Azure team.] One of the reasons that SQL Azure is such a powerful tool is that it’s based on the same database engine as SQL Server.  For example, you can connect to the Microsoft SQL Azure Database with the sqlcmd command prompt utility that is included with SQL Server. The sqlcmd utility…

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Getting Started with SQL Azure Development

[This article was contributed by the SQL Azure team.] In the November 2010 issue of MSDN Magazine, Lynn Langit has written an informative article titled: “Getting Started with SQL Azure Development”. This article provides a good walk-through of creating a SQL Azure database, and outlining some of the differences between SQL Server and SQL Azure….


7 Things You Need To Know about SQL Azure Reporting

[This article was contributed by the SQL Azure team.] Microsoft SQL Azure Reporting is a cloud-based reporting platform that provides comprehensive reporting functionality for a variety of data sources. SQL Azure Reporting includes a complete set of tools for you to create, manage, and deliver reports, and APIs that enable developers to integrate or extend…


Forrester Reports: SQL Azure Raises the Bar On Cloud Databases

[This article was contributed by the SQL Azure team.] Over the past year, since the release of SQL Azure, we’ve been focused on delivering the highest quality database in the cloud. SQL Azure builds on the already strong SQL Server platform, but delivers a multi-tenant cloud based relational database, which is truly unique in the…


SQL Azure and Windows Azure Table Storage

[This article was contributed by the SQL Azure team.] In the November 2010 issue of MSDN Magazine Joseph Fultz wrote an article titled: “SQL Azure and Windows Azure Table Storage”. Joseph contends that often there is a point of confusion understanding the differences between Windows Azure Table Storage and SQL Azure. In this article he…


Real World SQL Azure: Interview with Vittorio Polizzi, Chief Technology Officer at EdisonWeb

[This article was contributed by the SQL Azure team.] As part of the Real World SQL Azure series, we talked to Vittorio Polizzi, Chief Technology Officer at EdisonWeb, about using Microsoft SQL Azure to host his company’s Web Signage application, which manages content for digital signs in retail stores and other venues. Here’s what he…