SQL Azure - Seeing your Data Through the Cloud
Presenter: Wendy Pastrick
SQL Azure is still new on the scene and promises a variety of features. Why would you want to use the Cloud? We will take a look at what being in The Cloud really means and why taking advantage of some of the features might save your company money and make your administrator's lives a little easier. Learn about where your data is stored, how you interact with it and flexibility you can use to your advantage. Goals:
• Understand the architecture that supports using Azure databases.
•Understand how to access data on SQL Azure and options for data synchronization.
•Discuss scalability, managed support and other features built into SQL Azure.
About the Speaker
Wendy Pastrick has been a SQL Server DBA for 10+ years working with versions 6.5 thru 2008 R2. She works closelywith development teams to see application development through the entire lifecyle and also has experience with Transactional and Merge Replication along with High Availability and Disaster Recovery planning and implementation. Previously, Wendy worked for a Technical Training company, and has comfortably taken the podium at local User Group meetings, SQL Saturday events and the SQL PASS Summit to educate audiences on both SQL Server technologies as well as Women In Technology issues.