Getting Started with SQL Database

Born only a few years ago, cloud computing is capturing the imagination of startups and large corporations alike. In its simplest form, cloud computing is an evolution of traditional hosting models; as such, it isn’t necessarily a new technology. Rather, it’s a new concept that offers new opportunities and challenges not found in existing business models. Much as agile programming provided a new software development paradigm, cloud computing provides a new delivery model for Internet-based solutions. And when it comes to relational data, Microsoft delivers the only cloud database available today: Windows ...

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