Interesting questions on SQL Azure collected from a USER profile (MS TECH TALK) on MSDN SQL Azure Forum

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On MSDN SQL Azure Forum, a user profile of MS TECH TALK exists which posts internal discussions of Microsoft employees on Azure. In this blog post, I have collected discussions that are specific to SQL Azure. Here they are:

1. If my Web Edition Database grows beyond 5 GB, will it be automatically upgraded to Business Edition?

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2. Is there a hardware difference between a 10GB and 50GB SQL Azure database?

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3. How do we encrypt data between client and SQL azure?

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4. Number of SQL Azure database limit?

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5. Does SQL Azure support full text search like SQL 2008?

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6. Is there a good tool for monitoring SQL Azure?

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7. Does SQL Azure support the same backup and restore functionality as SQL Server?

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8. SQL Azure co-administrator permissions?

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9. SQL Azure index rebuild?

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10. Freeing up space in SQL Azure?

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Also, i will keep on updating this post as and when new talks are published on the forum.

If any of the link is not working, kindly comment below – I’ll try and fix it.

Also you may be interested to read about SQL Azure FAQ.