We are pleased to announce the general availability of SQL Azure Import/Export!  Now available as a production service, SQL Azure Import/Export helps organizations deploy on-premises databases to SQL Azure, and archive SQL Azure and SQL Server databases to Windows Azure Storage. Key improvements in the new production release include:

  • Increased performance & resiliency
  • Progress reporting
  • Selective Export
  • Production support
  • New usage sample EXE

This service is provided free of charge to customers using SQL Azure and Windows Azure Storage. For more information and video tutorials visit the DAC blog.