Aim of “Getting started with SQL Azure” series is to offer you a set of brief articles that could act as a Launchpad for your to-be wonderful journey of exploring Microsoft’s cloud based database solution i.e. SQL Azure.
In this blog post, we are going to begin our journey of learning SQL Azure. We will first see where SQL Azure fits in the Windows Azure platform offerings. We will then discuss about ways in which we can define SQL Azure. Then we will explore advantages of SQL Azure or in other words see why you should consider this cloud based database as a service as a part of your technology solution. So let’s get started!