Setting Up SQL Server Management Studio with SQL Server Express 2008 Installed

One of the things I’ve been playing with lately is SQL Azure.  I’ll post about my experience using Windows Azure and SQL Azure together shortly, this post is all about setting up SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) with SQL Server Express 2008. In order to use SSMS with SQL Azure, you need to have the…

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The Easy Way to Install the Windows Azure Tools and SDK Pre-Requisites

 (Update 9/24/2009 — We’re now included in the Web Platform Installer!  See: http://blogs.msdn.com/jnak/archive/2009/09/24/installing-the-windows-azure-tools-using-the-web-platform-installer.aspx) One of the first things I do when I get a new box is install the Windows Azure Tools and SDK. (don’t you?) Quite often, I forget to install and configure IIS7 – and receive the following message: The Windows Azure SDK…

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