Archive of ‘SQL Azure’ category

Windows Azure–Security essentials


This post discusses about Security essentials which technical decision maker should know in-order to protect customers applications and data in Windows Azure platform. Instead you building the server racks and datacenters, Cloud takes your traditional data centers from you and run on their premises which greatly reduces the cost and maintenance. Cloud runs as services […]

SQL Azure vs SQL Server

This post discusses the differences between SQL Azure and SQL Server in the context of security

Supports SQL(native) and Windows authentication.
Supports SQL(native) only, no windows authentication.

Authorization is based on database users and roles.
Authorization is based on database users and roles.

SQL Server has fixed server roles such as serveradmin, securityadmin and dbcreator.
There are no fixed […]

Creating a database in SQL Azure


This post discusses about setting up a windows Azure and creating a SQL Azure database. There 3 main steps to create a main database

Step1: Visit the Windows Azure website and select the suitable offer. For testing and knowing the features there is a introductory offer which is free to use as long as you […]