Microsoft® Project Code-Named “Houston” is a lightweight and easy to use database management tool for SQL Azure databases. It is designed specifically for Web developers and other technology professionals seeking a straightforward solution to quickly develop, deploy, and manage their data-driven applications in the cloud. Project “Houston” provides a web-based database management tool for basic database management tasks like authoring and executing queries, designing and editing a database schema, and editing table data.
Major features in this release include:
What’s new in the August update:
Use the following video tutorials and documentation to learn more about Project “Houston” functionality.
SQL Azure Labs portal
Access Project “Houston.”
Video – Tables
This video demonstrates how use Project “Houston” to create and modify a table in an existing SQL Server database.
This video describes how use Project “Houston” to create, modify, execute, save, and open a Transact-SQL query.
Video – Views
This video shows how use Project “Houston” to create, select, and modify views.
Video – Stored procedures
This video shows how use Project “Houston” to create, select, and modify stored procedures.
Use the SQL Azure blog to read about this Project “Houston” release, and to access the Project “Houston” application.
Use the following list of known issues to learn about Project “Houston” issues and workarounds in this release.
To enable isolated storage, use the following steps:
This release of Project “Houston” is not supported by standard Microsoft support services. For community-based support, post a question to the SQL Azure Labs MSDN forums. The product team will do its best to answer any questions posted there.
To log a bug about Project “Houston” in this release, use the following steps:
To provide a suggestion about Project “Houston” in this release, use the following steps:
If you have any questions about the feedback submission process or about accessing the portal, send us an e-mail message: firstname.lastname@example.org.