The cloud is all about scale, and when it comes to Windows Azure SQL Database you can have your ‘relational cake’ and eat it too. SQL Database Federations, an implementation of the sharding pattern, is the way to go not only for large data requirements, but also for building multi-tenant applications that can grow as your customers’ needs do. Find out how to leverage this powerful feature in my latest segment of Practical Azure on MSDN DevRadio.