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The CTP 2 of SQL Azure was released last week at PASS event.

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsazure/sqlazure/

But what is SQL Azure? – To get a quick answer for this question check this video.

Check this document that have an overview about SQL Azure - Overview of Microsoft SQL Azure and a datasheet here - SQL Azure Datasheet

This other document describes the similarities and the differences between SQL Azure and SQL Server - SQL Azure vs. SQL Server - Similarities and Differences

To get an idea/overview of all the Azure initiative check this MIX presentation:

http://videos.visitmix.com/MIX09/T06F

To connect to SQL Azure, you can use the SQL Server 2008 R2 Express Tools (after creating a valid login) - http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=c772467d-e45b-43e1-9208-2c7b663d7ad1

A new KB article was released with information how to update the ASP.NET scripts to work with SQL Azure:

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;2006191&sd=rss&spid=8940

Resources about SQL Azure:

MSDN – Documentation - http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee336279.aspx

MSDN – Development Center - http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/sqlserver/dataservices/default.aspx

Microsoft – Windows Azure – SQL Azure section - http://www.microsoft.com/windowsazure/developers/sqlazure/

Channel 9 videos

http://channel9.msdn.com/posts/David+Gristwood/Hands-on-with-SQL-Azure-CTP-2/

http://channel9.msdn.com/posts/David+Gristwood/Getting-Started-with-SQL-Azure/

Additional Info:

Windows Azure Platform Training Kit

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=413E88F8-5966-4A83-B309-53B7B77EDF78&displaylang=en

SQL Azure Team Blog

http://blogs.msdn.com/ssds/

Windows Azure Software Development Kit (November 2009)

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=772990DA-8926-4DB0-958F-95C1DA572C84&displaylang=en

Windows Azure Platform White Papers

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsazure/whitepapers/

List of PDC 2009 sessions about SQL Azure

http://microsoftpdc.com/Sessions/Tags/SQLAzure

Windows Azure PDC 2009 sessions list:

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsazure/pdc09/

Information about the SQL Azure CTP available

http://blogs.msdn.com/ssds/archive/2009/10/14/9907238.aspx

Cheers,

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