Several key announcements came out at PDC10 around SQL Azure, including announcement about SQL Azure Reporting Services, SQL Azure Data Sync, and a database manager for Azure.
David Robinson has created a new video of how you can build Web applications quickly with SQL Azure Databases and familiar Web technologies. He also demonstrate several new enhancements Microsoft has added to SQL Azure, including the new SQL Azure Portal and these keys features:
- Silverlight based
- Clean, intuitive design
- Integrated experience with other Windows Azure services
- Wizards to guide you through common tasks
- Rich filtering & pagination support
- View all your subscription at a single time
- Database managers (formerly Project ‘Houston’) integrated.
View the Video: What’s New in Microsoft SQL Azure.
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Other Announcements at PDC
For other cloud announcements at PDC, see Cloud Roadmap Includes Virtual Machine Role, SQL Azure
Reporting, Windows Azure Marketplace, and More.
Bruce D. Kyle
ISV Architect Evangelist | Microsoft Corporation