Aim of “Getting started with SQL Azure” series is to offer you a set of brief articles that could act as a Launchpad for your to-be wonderful journey of exploring Microsoft’s cloud based database solution i.e. SQL Azure.
In part 7, I have discussed following administrative tasks:
1. How to improve performance
2. Backup and restore Strategies
Part 1: We defined SQL Azure and discussed advantages of SQL Azure
Part 2: We created an Azure account and created our very first SQL Azure database
Part 3: We discussed about the provisioning and the billing model of SQL Azure
part4: We discussed the SQL Azure architecture
part 5: we discussed the SQL Azure security model
part 6: We discussed how to migrate databases to SQL Azure.
Part 7: We discussed how to improve performance and backup options in SQL Azure