RC of SQL Server Hosting Toolkit released!

Hey folks.  This week we posted the Release Candidate for the SQL Server Hosting Toolkit to the web!  This includes both the Database Publishing Wizard and the Database Publishing Services. New in this release: –          Integration into Visual Studio 2005 and Visual Web Developer Express 2005.  You can now right-click on a database in the VS…


New CTP of SQL Server Hosting Toolkit released

Today, we’re excited to announce the release of the 2nd CTP of the SQL Server Hosting Toolkit! This CTP contains both a dramatically enhanced Database Publishing Wizard as well as the new Database Publishing Services. Major enhancements to the Database Publishing Wizard include support for almost all database-level objects and data types, a wizard-based GUI,…


Deploying a DB to your Hoster

So you got a hosting account and you’re ready to deploy your site/app to the web!  (If you haven’t yet, there are lots of great hosters out there offering Windows/ASP.NET/SQL hosting solutions) Pushing the ASPX pages has always been pretty straight-forward, but moving the database (along with its data) from a dev box up to a hoster…


SQL Server Hosting Toolkit Launched

The SQL Server group at Microsoft has just launched the SQL Server Hosting Toolkit with the release of the Database Publishing Wizard Community Technology Preview 1. The objective of the SQL Server Hosting Toolkit is to enable a great experience around hosted SQL Server.  The Database Publishing Wizard works toward this mission by making it easy to upload a…


Hosted SQL Server

Thought I’d post a useful link for finding hosters that provide SQL Server 2005 services: http://www.asp.net/hosters/Default.aspx?PromotionID=23