CHAPTER 5

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Programming with SQL Database

The chapters previous to this one have laid the foundation for the rest of the book. You’ve seen an overview of Windows Azure SQL Database, learned about cloud computing design options, and walked through setting up your Azure account. You’ve read about SQL Database security, including security compliance and encryption topics; and you spent the last chapter learning about data migration (how to get your data into the cloud) and backup strategies—the types of things a DBA likes to hear.

Starting with this chapter, the rest of the book focuses on developing with SQL Database. This chapter looks at using ...

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