SQL Data Services goes full relational

A few days ago we announced the big news about SQL Data Services (SDS) switching to being a full relational database on the cloud. I’ve been a strong supporter of this path for a number of reasons. Relational databases are very well understood and there is a large base of expertise for them in the…

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ADO.NET Data Services in Windows Azure: pushing scalability to the next level

The announcement of Windows Azure is a big milestone for us in the Astoria team. We got a chance to add our little contribution to the platform by providing data service interfaces for a couple of the Azure services. Currently there are two services that use the ADO.NET Data Services runtime: the Windows Azure Tables…

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