Developers and IT pros, get an overview of Windows Azure SQL Database and learn how to create and work with SQL Database for common scenarios. The session focuses on overall architecture, management, and developer topics.Instructor | Chris J.T. Auld - Intergen Limited/CTO; Greg Leake - Microsoft Technical Product Manager
Learn about the various options for using SQL Server in Windows Azure. Explore the differences between SQL Database and SQL Server in infrastructure as a service (IaaS), and see how to deploy both approaches.
Find out how to create databases against SQLDB using both the portal and T-SQL. See how to configure the SQLDB firewall mechanism. The session also shows how to use both the online database manager tool and SSMS to create schema and data in your database.
Get guidance for customers looking at migrating a workload to Windows Azure, and see demos of the various tools that can be used to analyze and resolve compatibility issues. The session also highlights maintenance and backup.
Learn about the capabilities and features provided by the forthcoming Premium SKU of SQL Database. We discuss the ability to reserve capacity using the premium SKU and contrast this with the "shared" capacity normally provided by SQL Database.
Gain best practice guidance for working with SQL Database as a developer, including connection management, resource management, and dealing with the resource governor.
Take this opportunity to find out more about Windows Azure SQL Database, at your own pace.
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