CHAPTER 4Windows Azure data services

Windows Azure data services allow businesses to store, access, analyze, and protect their data while making it available from anywhere and at any time. From storing data in SQL databases in the cloud to analysis and reporting, Windows Azure provides different services that can meet the needs of your business. Whether your data is stored on-premises or in the cloud, Windows Azure helps keep your data safe with automated backups. Windows Azure also ensures high throughput and low latency with managed caching of application data. And it can help protect private cloud solutions deployed with Microsoft System Center 2012 by replication and recovery at a secondary location. This chapter provides an overview of the ...

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