Your hands-on guide to Azure SQL Database fundamentals
Expand your expertise—and teach yourself the fundamentals of Microsoft Azure SQL Database. If you have previous programming experience but are new to Azure, this tutorial delivers the step-by-step guidance and coding exercises you need to master core topics and techniques.
Discover how to:
- Perform Azure setup and configuration
- Explore design and security considerations
- Use programming and reporting services
- Migrate data
- Backup and sync data
- Work with scalability and high performance
- Understand the differences between SQL Server and Microsoft Azure SQL Database
About the Author
Eric D. Boyd has been helping companies drive innovation and accelerate time-to-market for the past two decades. During this time he has helped both tech startups and global enterprises deliver web, mobile and traditional client and server applications. Eric is a leading expert on cloud computing and Microsoft Azure. He spends most of his time helping companies boost agility and scale massively in the cloud. He is a Microsoft Azure MVP, and an Azure Insider, runs a consultancy that is a Microsoft Azure Circle Partner, and is a frequent presenter at conferences around the world including Cloud Connect, Visual Studio Live, and AzureConf.
Leonard G. Lobel, Microsoft MVP for SQL Server, is a principal consultant at Tallan, Inc., a Microsoft National Systems Integrator and Gold Competency Partner, and he’s one of the industry’s leading .NET and SQL Server experts.¿