Guide to Getting Started with SQL Azure


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(Microsoft.com) - This document provides guidelines on how to sign up for SQL Azure and how to get started creating SQL Azure servers and databases.

Overview

SQL Azure Database is a cloud based relational database service from Microsoft. SQL Azure provides relational database functionality as a utility service. Cloud-based database solutions such as SQL Azure can provide many benefits, including rapid provisioning, cost-effective scalability, high availability, and reduced management overhead. This document provides guidelines on how to sign up for SQL Azure and how to get started creating SQL Azure servers and databases.

Read the article: http://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/articles/sql-database-get-started/

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Article Last Updated: 2010-07-20

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Monday, January 5, 2015 - 9:11:14 AM - Greg Robidoux Back To Top (35825)

The link has been updated.


Monday, January 5, 2015 - 4:12:00 AM - Reshma Back To Top (35821)

The above  link is not working.


Friday, November 30, 2012 - 2:50:42 AM - CK Back To Top (20657)

It appeas this link is the latest, as of Nov, 2012.

http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/1884.getting-started-with-windows-azure-sql-database-using-the-windows-azure-management-portal.aspx


Friday, November 30, 2012 - 2:25:36 AM - CK Back To Top (20655)

The above link does not work anymore. I have found the following one. It may server the purpose.

http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/1118.getting-started-with-windows-azure-sql-database.aspx



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