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Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Creating database using SSMS and Clound MS for SQL Azure

SQL Azure
We have successfully created and configured our Windows Azure trail version account. In this post we will see how can we create SQL Azure database and use simple SQL Queries through Azure Management Studio and SQL Server Management Studio

You can use Windows Azure SQL Database Management Portal or the SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) client application to administer your SQL Database subscriptions and create and manage associated logical servers and databases. The guidance below describes how to use Management Studio to manage SQL Database logical servers and databases.

This task includes the following steps:
Step 1: Get SQL Server Management Studio
Step 2: Connect to SQL Database
Step 3: Create and manage databases
Step 4: Create and manage logins
Step 5: Monitor SQL Database using Dynamic Management Views

Management Studio is an integrated environment for managing SQL databases. When managing databases on Windows Azure, you can use the Management Studio application installed with SQL Server or download the free SQL Server 2012 Management Studio Express (SSMSE) version.

We have already see how to install SQL Server 2012 Express on your machine.

Now we create new database using Windows Azure and SQL Server Managment studio.

Create new database using Windows Azure Portal

Create Database and set its credentials
Selected region where this database 

After creating your database you can see your database lists in all items. Carefully select location.

This is Administrative section for you new DB. From where you can add your Public IP in firewall and create roles.

Register your Public IP address to access this database from your application

Connecting and creating database using SQL Server Management Studio 2012
Connect to Azure SQL Management portal using Manage Button on VM database screen

Successfully connected through Azure Management Portal. Now you can Query and View you database
Using 2012 Express Management studio you connect to Azure database

You can view, create, query and administration your database using on premises management studio

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