Feedback to the SQL Azure team

Hey all, During PDC09 we spent a bunch of time handing a survey for folks to fill out to give feedback to the team.  I would really encourage you to fill this out.  If there’s a data type that you’d like to see supported, feature enabled, enhancement, etc please try some time to fill this…


SQL Azure talks are now available online

Hey all, My, “SQL Azure: Under the hood” talk is available for viewing now here.  During the talk, I referred to GopalK’s earlier under the hood talk in mine so I’ve attached a link to this here for those that are interested. You can also find some of the other talks for SQL Azure here…


PDC is on!

I’m here in LA this week for PDC along with a bunch of other SQL Azure folks.  If you’re interested in chatting, asking a question, etc have a swing by our both in the partner area and ask away! Additionally, and this is a shamelss plug, but I’ll be giving an under the hood talk tomorrow here at PDC.  The…


SQL Azure PDC talks

So, a number of us are doing talks this year for PDC (myself included!).  You can find the full list here.  So, if you’re going to be in LA for PDC this be sure to check out the sessions.  Having seen, and helped author, the content I know you’ll enjoy it!   –Jeff–


SQL Azure and limits

Quite a few folks have been asking recently about the limits we have in SQL Azure and I thought I would take some time to chat about this here.  The question varies of course by the person asking but the question inevitably goes something the following, “Hey, why don’t you guys let me have a…


SQL Azure: Invite codes, traffic patterns and feedback.

We’ve sent out the first couple batches of invite codes this week for SQL Azure (apologies if you haven’t yet received yours).  It’s important to keep in mind that in general services tend to do this kind of thing for good reason.  So, what are the reasons? There are many but these are the two that I…


Coming up for air..

I’ve been rather silent here for sometime.  This is primarily due to the fact that the whole dev team for SQL Azure (SADB not SAD by the way) has been really pushing hard to make our deliverables for PDC this year.  As has been explained previously, we’ve done pretty much a 180 degree move here w.r.t…


Nigel and Zach talking about SDS

Hey, check out a new video of Nigel and Zach chatting about some of the changes that we’re in the process of making to SDS.


SDS Java JDBC examples

In my previous blog entry I mentioned that I would post some Java & JDBC examples for connecting to and interacting with the SDS service.  Since that post (roughly an hour ago) I’ve been called a, “slacker” by David Robinson one of the PM’s on the team.  Therefore, to show that I am not a,…