Pro SQL Database for Windows Azure, 2nd Edition shows how to create enterprise-level database deployments without the usual investment in datacenter and other infrastructure. Take advantage instead of Microsoftas worldwide backbone for cloud computing that delivers all the power of SQL Server in the form of the cloud-based SQL Database for Windows Azure. You can create and deploy a database in mere minutes that is accessible worldwide and takes advantage of SQL Database's high-availability features to protect your data while ensuring 99.9% uptime. SQL Azure is ideally suited for startups, who can benefit from instant access to a robust and secure web-accessible database platform for use in rapidly deploying new products to market. SQL Azure is also ideal for small and mid-sized businesses, giving them the same ability to deploy SQL Server as any large enterprise, but without the management overhead. Even large enterprises find SQL Azure useful in creating failover environments, development environments, extra capacity to handle surges in demand, and more. Pro SQL Database for Windows Azure covers the very latest in Microsoftas fast-moving, cloud platform, showing how to program and administer it in a variety of cloud computing scenarios. Youall learn to program SQL Azure from ASP.NET, from WinForms, and from SQL Reporting Services. Youall learn to manage the platform by planning for scalability, troubleshooting performance issues, and implementing strong security. Youall learn the unique aspects of SQL Azure such as sharding and federation support that combine to place SQL Azure a step above and ahead of the competiton. Shows how to use SQL Azure from classic Windows applications, ASP.NET and Windows Communication Foundation Covers management, performance, scalability, and troubleshooting Addresses the all-important issue of securing your data Helps you properly design for high-performance in a cloud environment Helps you adopt the new Federations feature in SQL Azure What youall learn Create and manage SQL Database for Windows Azure databases Access SQL Azure from WinForms, ASP.NET, Reporting Services, and more Optimize database design for Azureas distributed cloud platform Share data between databases using SQL Database's Data Synch Service Secure data from intrusion and unauthorized access Learn strategies for data migration and backup Who this book is for Pro SQL Database for Windows Azure, 2nd Edition is aimed at developers and database administrators desiring instant access to a fully-capable SQL Server database environment without the pain of sorting out and managing the physical infrastructure. Table of ContentsChapter 1: Getting Started with SQL Database Chapter 2: Design Considerations Chapter 3: Security Chapter 4: Data Migration and Backup Strategies Chapter 5: Programming with SQL Database Chapter 6: SQL Reporting Chapter 7: SQL Data Sync Chapter 8: Windows Azure and ASP.NET Chapter 9: Designing for High Performance Chapter 10: Federations Chapter 11: Performance Tuning Chapter 12: Windows Azure Mobile Services Appendix A: SQL Database Management Portal Appendix B: SQL Database Quick ReferenceAs shown in Figure 12-5, this example will be using the Create a New Windows Store App option. ... mobile. service. has. been. created! Now leta#39;s connect it to an app. . a#39; [I Skip Quick Startlhe next time | visit CHOOSE PLATFORM WINDOWS IOS l GETSTARTED Connect a ... Ifyou havena#39;t downloaded Visual Studio yet, the link will take you to the appropriate page to download Visual Studio 2012 Express.
|Title||:||Pro SQL Database for Windows Azure|
|Author||:||Scott Klein, Herve Roggero|
|Publisher||:||Apress - 2012-12-09|