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Microsoft SQL Azure: Enterprise Application Development by Jayaram Krishnaswamy

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Basic administration of the database objects

While the administration of SQL Azure is similar to SQL Server 2008 R2, there are some differences as the strategy used for server management has changed. The security folder in the Object Explorer is your starting point for creating logins when you access SQL Server 2008. In SQL Azure, the server node in Object Explorer is mapped to several (one or more) physical computers at the datacenter(s). The object that is available for you in SQL Azure is the master. It is in the master that you create objects, which include databases, logins, and so on.

The securityadmin role in SQL Server 2008 R2 is replaced by the loginmanager (Administrative User) that you created in SQL Azure Portal (also known as the ...

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