Use SQL Azure to build a cloud
application with data access
SQL Azure and SQL Server 2008 R2
Cloud-based database solutions provide many benefits, including rapid provisioning, cost-effective scalability, high availability, and reduced management overhead. Take advantage of Microsoft SQL Azure to extend an existing on-premises Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 infrastructure or as a complete off-premises database solution.
- Integrate with SQL Server and Microsoft Visual Studio.
- Consolidate multiple data sources in the cloud.
- Enable secure data access from any device, virtually anywhere.
- Innovate with scalable, custom web applications.
- Create line-of-business and departmental applications.