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New SQLAzure features and their timeline

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  1. Anonymous New Member

    <P>Microsoft PDC 2010 has begun yesterday with a live streaming facility to reach whole lot of users all over the world.</P><P>There are &nbsp;bunch of new announcement with regard to Windows Azure, Windows 7, SQL Azure and AppFabric related products.</P><P>Among these the SQLAzure announcement about new features is:</P><SPAN class=Apple-style-span style="WORD-SPACING:0px;FONT:14px 'Segoe UI', 'Lucida Grande', Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;TEXT-TRANSFORM:none;TEXT-INDENT:0px;WHITE-SPACE:normal;LETTER-SPACING:normal;BORDER-COLLAPSE:separate;TEXT-ALIGN:left;orphans:2;widows:2;-webkit-border-horizontal-spacing:0px;-webkit-border-vertical-spacing:0px;-webkit-text-decorations-in-effect:none;-webkit-text-size-adjust:auto;-webkit-text-stroke-width:0px;"><SPAN class=Apple-style-span style="FONT-SIZE:12px;LINE-HEIGHT:18px;"><P style="MARGIN-TOP:0px;"><STRONG><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE:medium;">SQL Azure</SPAN></STRONG></P><P><TABLE class=MsoNormalTable style="MARGIN:auto auto auto 22.85pt;WIDTH:478px;BORDER-COLLAPSE:collapse;" cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0 class="MsoNormalTable"><TR style="HEIGHT:18.35pt;"><TD class="" style="PADDING-RIGHT:5.4pt;PADDING-LEFT:5.4pt;PADDING-BOTTOM:0cm;WIDTH:124.3pt;PADDING-TOP:0cm;HEIGHT:18.35pt;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;"><P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN:0cm 6pt 10pt;LINE-HEIGHT:normal;TEXT-ALIGN:center;" align=center><B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE:9pt;COLOR:white;FONT-FAMILY:'Segoe UI', sans-serif;">New SQL Azure Features</SPAN></B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE:9pt;COLOR:black;FONT-FAMILY:'Segoe UI', sans-serif;"><o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD><TD class="" style="PADDING-RIGHT:5.4pt;PADDING-LEFT:5.4pt;PADDING-BOTTOM:0cm;WIDTH:78pt;PADDING-TOP:0cm;HEIGHT:18.35pt;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;"><P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN:0cm 6pt 10pt;LINE-HEIGHT:normal;TEXT-ALIGN:center;" align=center><B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE:9pt;COLOR:white;FONT-FAMILY:'Segoe UI', sans-serif;">State</SPAN></B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE:9pt;COLOR:black;FONT-FAMILY:'Segoe UI', sans-serif;"><o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD><TD class="" style="PADDING-RIGHT:5.4pt;PADDING-LEFT:5.4pt;PADDING-BOTTOM:0cm;WIDTH:155.9pt;PADDING-TOP:0cm;HEIGHT:18.35pt;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;"><P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN:0cm 6pt 10pt;LINE-HEIGHT:normal;TEXT-ALIGN:center;" align=center><B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE:9pt;COLOR:white;FONT-FAMILY:'Segoe UI', sans-serif;">Description</SPAN></B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE:9pt;COLOR:black;FONT-FAMILY:'Segoe UI', sans-serif;"><o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD></TR><TR style="HEIGHT:18.35pt;"><TD class="" style="PADDING-RIGHT:5.4pt;PADDING-LEFT:5.4pt;PADDING-BOTTOM:0cm;WIDTH:124.3pt;PADDING-TOP:0cm;HEIGHT:18.35pt;BACKGROUND-COLOR:transparent;"><P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN:0cm 6pt 0pt;LINE-HEIGHT:normal;"><B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE:9pt;COLOR:black;FONT-FAMILY:'Segoe UI', sans-serif;">SQL Azure Reporting</SPAN></B><B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE:9pt;COLOR:black;FONT-FAMILY:'Segoe UI', sans-serif;"><o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></P></TD><TD class="" style="PADDING-RIGHT:5.4pt;PADDING-LEFT:5.4pt;PADDING-BOTTOM:0cm;WIDTH:78pt;PADDING-TOP:0cm;HEIGHT:18.35pt;BACKGROUND-COLOR:transparent;"><P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN:0cm 6pt 0pt;LINE-HEIGHT:normal;"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE:9pt;COLOR:black;FONT-FAMILY:'Segoe UI', sans-serif;">CTP</SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE:9pt;COLOR:black;FONT-FAMILY:'Segoe UI', sans-serif;"><o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD><TD class="" style="PADDING-RIGHT:5.4pt;PADDING-LEFT:5.4pt;PADDING-BOTTOM:0cm;WIDTH:155.9pt;PADDING-TOP:0cm;HEIGHT:18.35pt;BACKGROUND-COLOR:transparent;"><P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN:0cm 6pt 10pt 0cm;LINE-HEIGHT:normal;"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE:9pt;FONT-FAMILY:'Segoe UI', sans-serif;">Developers can author reports using familiar SQL Server<SPAN class=Apple-converted-space>&nbsp;</SPAN><SPAN>&nbsp;</SPAN>Reporting Services tools and then easily provision and deploy reports into the cloud.</SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE:9pt;COLOR:black;FONT-FAMILY:'Segoe UI', sans-serif;"><o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD></TR><TR style="HEIGHT:18.35pt;"><TD class="" style="PADDING-RIGHT:5.4pt;PADDING-LEFT:5.4pt;PADDING-BOTTOM:0cm;WIDTH:124.3pt;PADDING-TOP:0cm;HEIGHT:18.35pt;BACKGROUND-COLOR:transparent;"><P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN:0cm 6pt 0pt;LINE-HEIGHT:normal;"><B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE:9pt;COLOR:black;FONT-FAMILY:'Segoe UI', sans-serif;">SQL Azure Data Sync</SPAN></B><B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE:9pt;COLOR:black;FONT-FAMILY:'Segoe UI', sans-serif;"><o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></P></TD><TD class="" style="PADDING-RIGHT:5.4pt;PADDING-LEFT:5.4pt;PADDING-BOTTOM:0cm;WIDTH:78pt;PADDING-TOP:0cm;HEIGHT:18.35pt;BACKGROUND-COLOR:transparent;"><P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN:0cm 6pt 0pt;LINE-HEIGHT:normal;"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE:9pt;COLOR:black;FONT-FAMILY:'Segoe UI', sans-serif;">CTP 2</SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE:9pt;COLOR:black;FONT-FAMILY:'Segoe UI', sans-serif;"><o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD><TD class="" style="PADDING-RIGHT:5.4pt;PADDING-LEFT:5.4pt;PADDING-BOTTOM:0cm;WIDTH:155.9pt;PADDING-TOP:0cm;HEIGHT:18.35pt;BACKGROUND-COLOR:transparent;"><P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN:0cm 0cm 0pt;LINE-HEIGHT:normal;"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE:9pt;FONT-FAMILY:'Segoe UI', sans-serif;">Enables to synchronize SQL Azure databases across datacenters as well as with on-premises SQL Server.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P><P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN:0cm 0cm 0pt;LINE-HEIGHT:normal;"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE:9pt;FONT-FAMILY:'Segoe UI', sans-serif;">(Entire databases or specific tables)<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P><P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN:0cm 6pt 10pt;LINE-HEIGHT:normal;"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE:9pt;COLOR:black;FONT-FAMILY:'Segoe UI', sans-serif;"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></SPAN></P></TD></TR><TR style="HEIGHT:18.35pt;"><TD class="" style="PADDING-RIGHT:5.4pt;PADDING-LEFT:5.4pt;PADDING-BOTTOM:0cm;WIDTH:124.3pt;PADDING-TOP:0cm;HEIGHT:18.35pt;BACKGROUND-COLOR:transparent;"><P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN:0cm 6pt 0pt;LINE-HEIGHT:normal;"><B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE:9pt;COLOR:black;FONT-FAMILY:'Segoe UI', sans-serif;">Database manager for SQL Azure (aka.<SPAN class=Apple-converted-space>&nbsp;</SPAN><I>Houston</I>)</SPAN></B><B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE:9pt;COLOR:black;FONT-FAMILY:'Segoe UI', sans-serif;"><o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></P></TD><TD class="" style="PADDING-RIGHT:5.4pt;PADDING-LEFT:5.4pt;PADDING-BOTTOM:0cm;WIDTH:78pt;PADDING-TOP:0cm;HEIGHT:18.35pt;BACKGROUND-COLOR:transparent;"><P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN:0cm 6pt 0pt;LINE-HEIGHT:normal;"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE:9pt;COLOR:black;FONT-FAMILY:'Segoe UI', sans-serif;">RTW in 2010</SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE:9pt;COLOR:black;FONT-FAMILY:'Segoe UI', sans-serif;"><o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD><TD class="" style="PADDING-RIGHT:5.4pt;PADDING-LEFT:5.4pt;PADDING-BOTTOM:0cm;WIDTH:155.9pt;PADDING-TOP:0cm;HEIGHT:18.35pt;BACKGROUND-COLOR:transparent;"><P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN:0cm 6pt 10pt;LINE-HEIGHT:normal;"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE:9pt;FONT-FAMILY:'Segoe UI', sans-serif;">New lightweight, web-based database management and querying capability for SQL Azure databases. I was formerly referred to as “Project Houston”, and allows customers to have a streamlined experience within the web browser without having to download any tools.</SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE:9pt;COLOR:black;FONT-FAMILY:'Segoe UI', sans-serif;"><o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD></TR></TABLE></SPAN></SPAN><BR class=Apple-interchange-newline>So keep watching this space for more information on these new features.</P><img src="http://sqlserver-qa.net/aggbug.aspx?PostID=9701" width="1" height="1">

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