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Operate SQL Server 2012

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  • 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.

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  • 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.


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