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Computer Science | Pro SQL Azure

Pro SQL Azure

Klein, Scott, Roggero, Herve

2010, XV, 312 p.

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  • Rides a wave of interest in Microsoft's brand new, Azure computing platform
  • Meets the needs of key audiences such as Silverlight and ASP.Net developers
  • Has crossover appeal to both .NET and SQL Server audiences

SQL Azure represents Microsoft's cloud-based delivery of its enterprise-caliber, SQL Server database management system (formerly under the code name "Oslo"). Pro SQL Azure introduces you to this new platform, showing you how to program and administer it in a variety of cloud computing scenarios. You'll learn to program SQL Azure from Silverlight, ASP.NET, WinForms, and from SQL Reporting Services. You'll also understand how to manage the platform by planning for scalability, troubleshooting performance issues, and implementing strong security.

  • Shows how to use SQL Azure from Silverlight, ASP.NET, and more
  • Covers management, scalability, and troubleshooting
  • Addresses the all-important issue of securing your data

Content Level » Popular/general

Keywords » SQL - Windows - database - databases - design - management - performance - programming

Related subjects » Computer Science - Database Management & Information Retrieval

Table of contents 

  1. Getting Started with SQL Azure
  2. Design Considerations
  3. Security
  4. Data Migration and Backup Strategies
  5. Programming with SQL Azure
  6. Reporting Services with SQL Azure
  7. SQL Azure Data Sync Services
  8. Windows Azure and ASP.NET
  9. Designing for High Performance
  10. Federations 
  11. Performance Tuning
  12. Other Azure Data Services
  13. Device Connectivity

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