SQL Database Management Portal

This appendix introduces you to the online SQL Database Management Portal built by Microsoft. It is a web-based application that allows you to design, manage, and monitor your SQL Database instances. Although the current version of the portal does not support all the functions of SQL Server Management Studio, the portal offers some interesting capabilities unique to SQL Database.

Launching the Management Portal

You can launch the SQL Database Management Portal (SDMP) from the Windows Azure Management Portal. Open a browser and navigate to, and then login with your Live ...

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