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Pro SQL Server Administration by Peter A Carter

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CHAPTER 26

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SQL Data Files in Windows Azure

SQL Server offers you the ability to natively store SQL Server data files and log files as page blobs in Windows Azure, which in turn helps you increase the portability of your databases—for example, if you need to move databases between on-premises instances, or between an on-premises instance and a Windows Azure SQL virtual machine (VM). This chapter discusses the concepts of this functionality before demonstrating how to implement it.

Understanding SQL Data Files in Windows Azure

SQL Server Data Files in Windows Azure is a new feature of SQL Server 2014 that allows you to store data and log files ...

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