05. SQL Azure Federation

xPenses was a well working on-premise application. We've successfully migrated it to Microsoft Azure. It's time to scale it using Federations. Will do it.

  • Training goal: Discover general SQL Azure Federations concepts. Understand the limitations of sharding mechanisms. Migrate existing application database logic for using SQL Azure Federations.
  • Target audience: .DBAs, .NET and Java engineers who are interested in cloud computing.
  • Estimated training time: 1 hour.
  • Available languages: Russian.
  • Group size: 10-30 persons

After the training, the attendees should know:

  • General concepts database sharding mechanisms
  • Capabilities and limitations of SQL Azure Federations.
  • Understand the ways of avoiding some potential issues with using SQL Azure Federations in real application


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Training Resources

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The Training instructions are given on the following page:

SQL Azure

The database generation script and the test project can be downloaded by the following links: