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Samples, resources and comparison between SQL Server and SQL Azure deployments

Discussion in 'Other SQL Server Blogs around the Web' started by Anonymous, Jul 6, 2010.

  1. Anonymous New Member

    <P><FONT size=3>For the initial post about SQL Azure we have received few questions and feedback to post more about this new database service or rather I would call as utility service. </FONT></P><P><FONT size=3>There are few questions such as how to deploy SQL Azure on production, differences between SQL Server &amp; SQL Azure, any samples and demos and also FAQs about the features.</FONT></P><P><FONT size=3>Well MSDN blogs are best resource to start, as I'm doing the same and would like to share few of my library links here:</FONT></P><P><FONT size=3>Have a look at </FONT><FONT size=3><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE:10pt;LINE-HEIGHT:110%;FONT-FAMILY:'Arial','sans-serif';mso-fareast-font-family:Arial;mso-ansi-language:EN-US;mso-fareast-language:JA;mso-bidi-language:AR-SA;"><A class="" href="http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=413E88F8-5966-4A83-B309-53B7B77EDF78&amp;displaylang=en" target=_blank><SPAN style="LINE-HEIGHT:110%;FONT-FAMILY:'Segoe UI','sans-serif';mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;"><FONT size=3>Windows Azure Training Kit</FONT></SPAN></A></SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE:10pt;LINE-HEIGHT:110%;FONT-FAMILY:'Segoe UI','sans-serif';mso-fareast-font-family:Arial;mso-ansi-language:EN-US;mso-fareast-language:JA;mso-bidi-language:AR-SA;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;"><FONT size=3> that provides samples, demos and presentations on SQL Azure including migrating databases.</FONT> </SPAN></FONT></P><P><FONT size=3>To deploy and start building cloud based applications you can visit&nbsp; </FONT><A href="http://www.windowsazure.com/"><FONT size=3>www.WindowsAzure.com</FONT></A><FONT size=3> to sign up that will help in deploying applications on the </FONT><A class="" href="http://blogs.msdn.com/windowsazure/archive/2010/02/01/windows-azure-platform-now-generally-available-in-21-countries.aspx" target=_blank><FONT size=3>Windows Azure platform.</FONT></A></P><P><FONT size=3>A good resource that talks about <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;"><A class="" title="Comparing SQL Azure vs. SQL Server" style="FONT-WEIGHT:normal;CURSOR:pointer;TEXT-DECORATION:none;outline-style:none;outline-width:initial;outline-color:initial;" href="http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&amp;FamilyID=86f12b41-1eba-4567-9ac8-02eaa7d12034" target=_blank><SPAN style="COLOR:black;"><SPAN style="COLOR:black;"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE:small;"><STRONG>Comparing SQL Azure vs. SQL Server</STRONG></SPAN></SPAN></SPAN></A>&nbsp;<FONT size=3>features in specific and I also recommend to visit</FONT>&nbsp; </SPAN></SPAN></FONT><A class="" href="http://blogs.msdn.com/b/sqlazure/archive/2010/03/22/9982979.aspx" target=_blank><FONT size=3>Connectivity Troubleshooting Guide</FONT></A>&nbsp;<FONT size=3>that can help to identify the issues before hand.</FONT></P><P><FONT size=3>Finally you can get most of the tools for free from <A id=ctl00_ctl01_bcr_AggPosts___Posts___Posts_ctl23_TitleLink href="http://sqlserver-qa.net/blogs/sql2008/archive/2010/06/22/9109.aspx">SQL Server 2008 R2 Update for Developers Training Kit get June 2010 Update</A>&nbsp;before you start </FONT><SPAN class=Apple-style-span style="WORD-SPACING:0px;FONT:medium 'Times New Roman';TEXT-TRANSFORM:none;TEXT-INDENT:0px;WHITE-SPACE:normal;LETTER-SPACING:normal;BORDER-COLLAPSE:separate;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:11px;LINE-HEIGHT:14px;FONT-FAMILY:Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><A href="http://sqlserver-qa.net/tiny_mce/jscripts/tiny_mce/info.aspx?na=47&amp;p=2&amp;SrcDisplayLang=en&amp;SrcCategoryId=&amp;SrcFamilyId=ffc9536c-c548-453a-92b8-c6614c63a26e&amp;u=details.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d45066B7F-A444-4AA8-AE13-88ADF5473ACD%26displaylang%3den"><FONT size=3>Developing and Deploying with SQL Azure</FONT></A>.</P></SPAN></SPAN><img src="http://sqlserver-qa.net/aggbug.aspx?PostID=9227" width="1" height="1">

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