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SQL Server 2012 along with Windows Azure SQL Database provides a comprehensive database platform that spans on-premises and cloud.

Learn about the benefits of migrating existing SQL Server applications to a Windows Azure Virtual Machine as well as creating new cloud applications using Windows Azure SQL Database service in the interactive demos below.

What's New in SQL Server 2012

  • SQL Server in new persistent Windows Azure Virtual Machines which allows you to migrate existing on-premises SQL Server applications to Windows Azure without modifying the application; Develop and Test new on-premises SQL Server applications quickly and cost effectively; Back and Restore existing on-premises SQL Server applications to Windows Azure; and Extend existing on-premises SQL Server applications to SQL Server application running in Windows Azure Virtual Machine. For more information on how to buy on SQL Database pricing, click here.
  • Windows Azure SQL Database service. Develop new cloud designed applications that are dynamically scalable and have built-in HA full managed platform and infrastructure solution, simply focus on application development with this service. Based on SQL Server technologies, use familiar SQL Server development and management tools. Extend on-premises SQL Server applications to Windows Azure SQL Database service. For more on Cloud data management offerings, click here.
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