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SQL Azure - why use it and what makes it different from SQL Server?
I've so far not seen any article on why anyone should use SQL Azure so I thought it is time someone writes about that. This article is an introduction to why you might be interested in a cloud database and a summary of the differences compared to...
SQL Azure some more tips and tricks
This article is a follow up to my earlier article with tips on SQL Azure. Data-tier applications (DACs) There are two main options on how to deploy your database solutions to SQL Azure, unless you want to do it manually. These options are to use Data...
Posted: Nov 05 2010, 08:23 AM by jahlen
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Script to check the cost of your SQL Azure database objects
What is the cost of storage for your SQL Azure database objects? You can easily check that our with the following script: SELECT object_name ( t1 . object_id ) 'Object' , t2 . name 'Index' , SUM ( reserved_page_count ) * 8192 'bytes'...
Posted: Sep 19 2010, 02:26 PM by jahlen
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Why skilled developers will be even more important in the future with the cloud
There was a discussion about a year ago on Swedish blogs about why developers don't adopt new methods and technologies and whether these are bad developers or not. It was also discussed if this was because of managers who don't give the developers...
SQL Azure new user interface - Project Houston
"Project Houston" is the new user interface for SQL Azure. If you have tried SQL Azure you know that the user interface on the web portal is very brief. You can't do almost anything from there (except create new database and setup security...
SQL Azure - some tips & tricks
In this blog post I'd like to share some of my experience working with SQL Azure so far. First a background on what SQL Azure really is and then I will give you some of my tips and tricks. What is SQL Azure Microsoft SQL Azure Database is a cloud...
Posted: Dec 20 2009, 06:34 AM by jahlen | with 5 comment(s)
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