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  • Blog Post: Ruby on Rails: ActiveRecord with SQL Database

    Just a quick note that I've udpated a previous blog post ( http://blogs.msdn.com/b/silverlining/archive/2011/09/14/using-active-record-with-sql-azure.aspx ) on connecting to SQL Database from ActiveRecord. It should be current as of 3/12/2013 using Rails 3.2.12, activerecord 3.2.12, activerecord-sqlserver...
  • Blog Post: Windows Azure spring update and OSS

    You may have noticed that Brian and I have been absent from the blog a lot recently, that's because we've been working on content for the Windows Azure spring release that went live earlier today. Here's a short guide on what's new in this update that is of interest to Open Source developers: Languages...
  • Blog Post: Improving Performance by Batching Azure Table Storage Inserts

    June 7, 2012 update: The Microsoft Windows Azure team has released a new Windows Azure SDK for PHP . This release is part of an effort to keep PHP client libraries up to date with new Windows Azure features and to make PHP a first-class citizen in Windows Azure. The latest client libraries are on GitHub...
  • Blog Post: Using SQL Azure Federations via PHP

    Among the December updates to the Windows Azure platform was the introduction of SQL Azure Federations . In a nutshell, SQL Azure Federations introduces an abstraction layer for the sharding of SQL Azure databases. The value in federations lies in your ability to have elastic scalability of the database...
  • Blog Post: Using SQL Azure to Store PHP Session Data

    In my last post , I looked at the session handling functionality that is built into the Windows Azure SDK for PHP , which uses Azure Tables or Azure Blobs for storing session data. As I wrote that post, I wondered how easy it would be to use SQL Azure to store session data, especially since using a database...
  • Blog Post: Using Active Record with SQL Azure

    [Updated 3/12/2013] Active Record is an object-relational mapping (ORM) that makes it easy to work with databases. While there are other ORMs out there for Ruby, Active Record is very popular and I wanted to walk through using it with SQL Azure Windows Azure SQL Database. Active Record can be installed...
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