Download an AdventureWorks Database - Download an AdventureWorks OLTP or DW samples database for SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2008 R2, or an OLTP database for SQL Azure. You can also get more information, provide feedback, or post questions about these databases.
101 LINQ Samples - Learn how to use LINQ in your applications with these code samples, covering the entire range of LINQ... (
Windows Azure SQL Reporting Admin Sample - The SQLReportingAdmin sample for Windows Azure SQL Reporting demonstrates the usage of SQL Reporting APIs, and manages (add/update/delete) permissions of SQL Reporting users.
SQL Azure Migration Wizard - SQL Azure Migration Wizard (SQLAzureMW) is designed to help you migrate your SQL Server 2005/2008/2012 databases to SQL Azure.
Sharding in Azure Using Custom LINQ and Custom OData Providers - This example implements a sharding sample for Azure. It shows how to implement a custom LINQ provider that contains the sharding logic. A custom OData service enables REST queries to the sharded database. Finally it compares the performance using a cloud-based load testing tool.
Backup SQL Azure To Windows Azure Blob Storage - This sample shows how to create SQL Azure database snapshots using SQL Azure's COPY DATABASE feature and the BACPAC CTP. It demonstrates practical use of startup tasks for Azure roles and solves the burning problem of backup/restore for SQL Azure to a certain extent.
Tabular AMO 2012 - Tabular AMO 2012 involves creating and managing tabular models using the AMO API. It is a sample geared for developers who are interested in managing Analysis Services.