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How to create a nightly backup of your SQL Azure database using the new Azure Mobile Services (Preview)
This handy MSDN blog post already details 8 (yes EIGHT) different ways to backup your SQL Azure Database. But the easiest technique of all, by scheduling a job using Windows Azure Mobile Services, isn’t even mentioned. Perhaps this is because WAMS is so new and still in Preview mode as of right now. This technique does not use a 3rd party and is 100% cloud - it doesn’t require any traditional server-hosted resources to complete the backup and stores the database backup itself in a .bacpac file in ......

Posted On Monday, April 15, 2013 9:00 AM

Visual Studio 2012 Update 2 Now Available
Many of you probably already know this, but the Visual Studio 2012 Update 2 is now available: There’s several “Technology Improvements” in this release, including Easier customization of TFS columns in the backlog Kanban board Extended support of Windows Store unit testing Extended browser support of UI testing ASP.Net and Web Tools 2012.2 (Release notes here) which further includes: Web publishing improvements New Web API functionality New Facebook and Sign Page app templates SignalR real-time communication ......

Posted On Thursday, April 4, 2013 11:23 PM

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