New sample shows how to build multi-tenant apps with Federations in SQL Azure

Nice fresh sample from Full Scale180’s guys called Cloud Ninja. “The Cloud Ninja – SQL Azure Federations Project is a sample demonstrating the use of SQL Azure Federations in creating multi-tenant solutions. SQL Azure Federations can be a useful tool for migrating existing single tenant solutions to multi-tenant cloud solutions, as well as building new…


SQL Azure Federations: Robust Connectivity Model for Federated Data

In this post I wanted to focus on connectivity enhancements that come with SQL Azure Federations. SQL Azure Federation comes with a special FILTERING connection option that makes is safe to work with federated data and is critical for the fully-available-repartitioning component of federations. We’ll take an in depth look at this and build towards…


Apps that will love SQL Azure Federations? Here are a few…

In previous posts I talked about scaling options and techniques and introduced the concepts for SQL Azure federations. Let’s solidify the concepts with a few sample scenarios that showcase federations. Don’t expect an exhaustive list… I am sure you all can come up with many other examples of how to use SQL Azure federations. Sharding…