Manage Your SQL Azure databases with Project Houston

If you are working with SQL Azure at all and want to do some database management tasks, it’s always been a bit of a pain to have to download and install some SQL management tools. Project Houston is the answer. Here is what the product team have to say about it: Microsoft® Project Code-Named “Houston” […]

How to deploy an ASP.NET web site to Windows Azure!

Note I say web site – rather than web application. If you have a web site, which is just a folder of files and stuff rather than a full blown VS project, you can easily deploy into Windows Azure without having to convert to a web app. (Of course you should really think about converting […]

Getting Started with Windows Azure

A few folks today have been asking about how to get started with Windows Azure and/or SQL Azure. So here is my quick 3 steps to get you going. Make sure you have an OS that supports development! You can use Vista, Windows 7, Server 2008 or Server 2008 R2. My recommendation is Windows 7 […]