Monthly Archives: May 2011

Windows Azure Boot Camps

A Windows Azure Boot Camp is a great way to learn Windows Azure. The boot camp is a mixture of presentations and hands-on labs where you can try out Windows Azure. Boot camps are normally two days. However, I am … Continue reading

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SQL Azure Management REST API

The SQL Azure Management REST API was released with the May 2011 SQL Azure release. This API is very similar to the Windows Azure Service Management REST API that has been available for some time. They both authenticate using an … Continue reading

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Windows Azure Diagnostics Sample Code

I uploaded a Windows Azure Diagnostics sample to the MSDN Code Samples Gallery. The sample demonstrates how to use the parts of the Windows Azure Diagnostics API I covered in earlier posts on Windows Azure Diagnostics and its management. The … Continue reading

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SQL Azure Federations

SQL Azure Federations is a forthcoming technology that supports elastic scalability of SQL Azure databases. It provides Transact SQL support for managing the automated federation of data across multiple SQL Azure databases. It also supports the automatic routing of SQL … Continue reading

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