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Microsoft SQL Azure: Enterprise Application Development by Jayaram Krishnaswamy

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Third-party tools

Even as the Windows Azure platform was evolving, third-party tools — either by individual developers or vendors — began to appear and there will be more appearing as this is being written. A few of the tools available today are highlighted in this section. Some of these have appeared on the CodePlex site, or have been discussed on forums.

SQL Azure Migration Wizard

SQL Azure Migration Wizard v3.2.1, is a migration tool that helps migrating on-site SQL 2005/2008 servers to SQL Azure. Under the hood, this tool will be using the BCP described earlier. The Migration tool can be downloaded from the following URL:

http://sqlazuremw.codeplex.com/

It is wizard-based and the wizard will walk you through the migration of the database allowing ...

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