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Sql Azure - Sql Saturday Chicago

  1. 1. SQL Azure <br />Aaron Stanley King<br />
  2. 2. Our Goals for Today<br /><ul><li>Benefits of SQL Azure
  3. 3. Features of SQL Azure
  4. 4. Demos, Demos, Demos!
  5. 5. How to query in SQL Azure
  6. 6. More Demos!
  7. 7. Recent News
  8. 8. SQL Azure Future
  9. 9. Questions and Answers</li></li></ul><li>What is SQL Azure?<br />“SQL Azure is a scalable and cost-effective on-demand data storage and query processing service. SQL Azure is a hosted application build on robust Microsoft SQL Server database and Windows Server technologies.”<br />
  10. 10. Azure™ Services Platform:<br />
  11. 11. What is SQL Azure really?<br />SQL Azure is your data hosted by Microsoft with a strong service level agreement (SLA). The SLA not only ensures high availability but also performance and protection.<br />
  12. 12. Benefits of SQL Azure<br />
  13. 13. Robust SQL Server Support<br /><ul><li>SQL Azure is built on robust SQL Server database technologies.
  14. 14. SQL Server is a broad data platform that can handle all types of data, from creation to archival.</li></li></ul><li>Ease of Application Development<br /><ul><li>SQL Azure facilitates development.
  15. 15. Just like local development in SQL Express.
  16. 16. Its flexible data model supports any programming language.</li></li></ul><li>Scalability<br /><ul><li>The SQL Azure database fabric is flexible and scales according to business needs.
  17. 17. The service is supported by multiple servers.</li></li></ul><li>Scalability<br /><ul><li>Therefore, it has the ability to provide any required storage capacity.
  18. 18. Also, there is no time delay due to server provisioning. The data is partitionedto meet these requirements.</li></li></ul><li>Availability<br /><ul><li>Because SQL Azure is accessible via the Internet, it ensures the availability of data to users in any geographic location.
  19. 19. Further, SQL Azure uses enterprise-grade hardware and program code, which are optimized for high throughput.</li></li></ul><li>Security<br /><ul><li>SQL Azure provides organizations with secure data access and confidentiality.
  20. 20. It is built on a relational database architecture that includes data protection.</li></li></ul><li>Security<br /><ul><li>With SQL Azure, multiple copies of data that you create or modify are stored across geographically distributed data centers.
  21. 21. This ensures the safety of your data in the event of any disaster.</li></li></ul><li>Strong Service Level Agreement<br />SQL Azure provides you with a strong SLA that assures:<br /><ul><li>high availability
  22. 22. guaranteed performance
  23. 23. data protection
  24. 24. compliance
  25. 25. enterprise-level security features
  26. 26. real-time mirrored database replication</li></li></ul><li>Benefits of SQL Azure<br /><ul><li>Robust SQL Server support
  27. 27. Ease of application development
  28. 28. Scalability
  29. 29. Availability
  30. 30. Security
  31. 31. Strong SLA</li></li></ul><li>Our Goals for Today<br /><ul><li>Benefits of SQL Azure
  32. 32. Features of SQL Azure
  33. 33. Demos, Demos, Demos!
  34. 34. How to query in SQL Azure
  35. 35. More Demos!
  36. 36. Recent News
  37. 37. SQL Azure Future
  38. 38. Questions and Answers</li></li></ul><li>Features of SQL Azure<br /><ul><li>SQL Azure provides UNLIMITED data storage capacity.
  39. 39. SQL Azure uses a PAY-AS-YOU-GROW pricing strategy.
  40. 40. SQL Azure has $0 start up cost.
  41. 41. SQL Azure can be located close to your users, even if you’re not.</li></li></ul><li>SQL Azure vs. SQL Server<br />SQL Azure<br /><ul><li>Anytime from Any place
  42. 42. Failure of one server will not impact performance
  43. 43. Unlimited amount of data</li></ul>SQL Server<br /><ul><li>On-premise data platform
  44. 44. Single point of failure
  45. 45. Data is restricted by software and hardware</li></li></ul><li>Our Goals for Today<br /><ul><li>Benefits of SQL Azure
  46. 46. Features of SQL Azure
  47. 47. Demos, Demos, Demos!
  48. 48. How to query in SQL Azure
  49. 49. More Demos!
  50. 50. Recent News
  51. 51. SQL Azure Future
  52. 52. Questions and Answers</li></li></ul><li>Demos, Demos, Demos!<br /><ul><li>Demos, Demos, Demos!
  53. 53. How to query in SQL Azure
  54. 54. More Demos!</li></li></ul><li>Things to watch out for<br /><ul><li>‘ANSI_NULLS’ is not a recognized SET option.
  55. 55. Deprecated feature ‘SET ANSI_PADDING OFF’ is not supported in this version of SQL Server.
  56. 56. Deprecated feature ‘More than two-part column name’ is not supported in this version of SQL Server.
  57. 57. Deprecated feature ‘Data types: text ntext or image’ is not supported in this version of SQL Server.
  58. 58. Deprecated feature ‘Table hint without WITH’ is not supported in this version of SQL Server.
  59. 59. Filegroup reference and partitioning scheme’ is not supported in this version of SQL Server
  60. 60. fn_listextendedproperty is not supported</li></li></ul><li>Our Goals for Today<br /><ul><li>Benefits of SQL Azure
  61. 61. Features of SQL Azure
  62. 62. Demos, Demos, Demos!
  63. 63. How to query in SQL Azure
  64. 64. More Demos!
  65. 65. Recent News
  66. 66. SQL Azure Future
  67. 67. Questions and Answers</li></li></ul><li>Recent News!<br /><ul><li>Production Level App Fabric
  68. 68. 50 Gb SQL Azure coming in June!
  69. 69. SQL Labs, oData
  70. 70. MARS
  71. 71. Fix for migration process from a database such as MySQL is the ability to support multiple active resultsets.
  72. 72. DataTier Application Support</li></li></ul><li>SQL Azure Future?<br /> Database<br />Reporting<br /> Data Sync<br />Reference Data<br />ETL<br />Data Mining<br />
  73. 73. Our Goals for Today<br /><ul><li>Benefits of SQL Azure
  74. 74. Features of SQL Azure
  75. 75. Demos, Demos, Demos!
  76. 76. How to query in SQL Azure
  77. 77. More Demos!
  78. 78. Recent News
  79. 79. SQL Azure Future
  80. 80. Questions and Answers</li></li></ul><li>Thank you for coming to SQL Saturday<br />Any questions?<br /><ul><li>Aaron Stanley King
  81. 81. Twitter
  82. 82. @trendoid
  83. 83. #sqlsat31
  84. 84.
  85. 85.</li></li></ul><li>DIGIOP Technologies develops softwareand hybrid digital recorders that manage network-based surveillance video at sites ranging from a single location to a largeenterprise.<br />
  86. 86. DIGIOP solutions provide real-time and recorded, video-enhanced business intelligence<br />for security, operations, marketing, merchandising, and IT groups. <br />
  87. 87.
  88. 88. DIGIOP Difference<br />Cost-effective Hybrid systems = Analog + IP Cameras<br />Powerful, easy-to-use server and remote software<br />Reliable Dell hardware with world-class support<br />Expandable platform lets you “Grow As You Go”<br />Interoperability with cameras and devices <br />
  89. 89. Seamless Software Integration<br />with back-office systems and devices providespowerful business intelligence<br />
  90. 90. Video Analytics for Business Intelligence<br />People Counting<br />Dwell Time / Loitering<br />Marketing Information <br />Queue Management<br />Traffic Patterns<br />
  91. 91. Aaron Stanley King<br />Twitter: @trenoid<br />Email:<br />Blog:<br />www.digiop.com800.968.3606<br />