Getting Started With SQL Azure
Glenn Alan Berry
SQL Azure is Microsoft's solution for hosting basic SQL Server relational databases in the cloud. For smaller databases that don't require features such as Reporting Services, Analysis Services, or Full Text Search, it can be an easily to use technology that can save lots of money in license and maintenance costs.
This session shows you how to configure, connect to, and manage a SQL Azure database, both from SQL Server Management Studio and from a .NET application, and it gives best practices and tips on how to get the most utility from SQL Azure.