What a great day! first there is some great news on SQL Azure pricing changes and now the AdventureWorks database is out with a new version for SQL Azure and it contains a flavor that is scaled-out with Federations.

Thanks to Scott we now have a scalable AdventureWorks database full utilizing federations. Here is Scott’s blog announcing the news;

http://geekswithblogs.net/ScottKlein

Now you guys have the full package. Sample AdventureWorks with Federations and Slides to go tell your boss, your friends, family members and your personal trainer all about federations. Here are the slides for federations;

http://www.slideshare.net/cihangirb/federations-in-sql-azure-building-large-scale-elastic-data-tiers-in-the-cloud