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SQL Azure

by Scott Seely

SQL Azure is Microsoft's RDBMS for the cloud. This course shows how to use SQL Azure for applications that live in your department, in your datacenter, and in the cloud.

What you'll learn

SQL Azure is Microsoft's RDBMS for the cloud. Because it is based on SQL Server, developers can apply what they know about SQL Server to SQL Azure immediately. SQL Azure is its own product and, over time, developers will discover that they need to know some extra items in order to be fully productive on this platform. This module covers much of what developers need to know: basic development, security models, integration with existing platforms, and pricing. It covers new features like the SQL Azure OData service as well.

About the author

Scott Seely is the president of The Jeanius Factory, Inc. ( He is a Microsoft Regional Director and a Microsoft MVP ( He blogs at He is an active member of the .NET community in the Chicago area, helping found That Conference, organize Code Camps, and speaking at user groups throughout the region. Scott has authored and co-authored five books and dozens of articles on software development. When away from h... more

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