Powering Data On the Web and the Cloud with SQL Azure

This video provides demos and guidance on lighting up web experiences using SQL Azure, Microsoft’s suite of cloud database services. Using Visual Studio we’ll go through the steps to quickly architect cloud data-driven web user experiences in ASP.NET MVC3 that also scale for high volumes of users and data. Next, …

Partition Data in SQL Azure

This sample demonstrates how to partition your data in SQL Azure. It shows two ways: one is vertical partitioning while the other is horizontal partitioning. In this version of vertically partitioning for SQL Azure we are dividing all the tables in the schema across two or more SQL Azure databases. …

SQL Azure Reporting

The SQL Azure Reporting CTP gives developers a familiar paradigm for developing and distributing reports – except that no one has to worry about the infrastructure to host it. This article demonstrates with a simple example that uses data from performance counters captured as part of the diagnostics for a …