[This article was contributed by the SQL Azure team.]
SQL Azure is Microsoft’s cloud data platform. Initially offering a relational database as a service, there are new enhancements to the user experience and additions to the relational data services provided. Most notably, updates to SQL Azure Data Sync enable data synchronization between on-premises SQL Server and SQL Azure. Additionally, SQL Azure Reporting will soon become available for customers and partners to provide reporting on SQL Azure databases. This session will provide an overview and demonstration of all the enhancements to the SQL Azure services, and explores scenarios on how to utilize and take advantage of these new features.