In this tutorial video on Windows Azure SQL Databases , we cover Microsoft Windows Azure signup process. Windows Azure SQL Databases is a cloud based relational database built on SQL server technologies. It is a scalable, self managing and highly available database service hosted by Microsoft in the cloud. You can either sign up on the Windows Azure Platform website or the Microsoft online services customer portal.
For our demo on Windows Azure SQL Databases, we go ahead and sign into our Live account and select Windows Azure Platform Introductory Special. In this training demo on Windows Azure SQL Databases, we also cover some of the background information regarding pricing and features. We go ahead and create a SQL Azure server, setup administration username and password account and then walk you through rest of the setup process.