Sunday, January 23, 2011

New article on the SQL Azure 'Houston' Project

 Read this 'How-to' article on the Packt Site.


The 'Houston' project was one of the incubation projects of the windows Azure cloud services. This project has entered into production and you will find it in the new Windows Azure Portal (https://windows.azure.com). All New services can be accessed from the 'Ribbon' under Common Tasks.














 

This article is about the 'Houston' project when it was still in incubation. You can still access the labs portal(http://www.sqlazurelabs.com/). In this article some of the features of this web based tool as well as how carry out few of the basic tasks are described. Houston project provided the following basic database management tasks:

•Authoring and executing queries
•Designing and editing database schema
•Editing table data

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