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New free SQL Azure offer

Microsoft has a new and better way to get a free Azure account for a month. All you need to do to sign up is provide your Windows Live Id and register at using promotional code DPCE01. This is a great way to learn about SQL Azure and improve your skills. You might be interested in downloading the SQL Azure version of the AdventureWorks database from Codeplex.

Published Monday, February 28, 2011 1:11 AM by John Paul Cook

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YoungHo, Jung said:

I want to use SQL Azure Service.

I know that SQL Server 2000 to 2008.

May 16, 2011 3:33 AM

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About John Paul Cook

John Paul Cook is a Technology Solutions Professional for Microsoft's data platform and works out of Microsoft's Houston office. Prior to joining Microsoft, he was a Microsoft SQL Server MVP. He is experienced in Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle database application design, development, and implementation. He has spoken at many conferences including Microsoft TechEd and the SQL PASS Summit. He has worked in oil and gas, financial, manufacturing, and healthcare industries. John is also a Registered Nurse who graduated from Vanderbilt University with a Master of Science in Nursing Informatics and is an active member of the Sigma Theta Tau nursing honor society. He volunteers as a nurse at clinics that treat low income patients. Contributing author to SQL Server MVP Deep Dives and SQL Server MVP Deep Dives Volume 2. Opinions expressed in John's blog are strictly his own and do not represent Microsoft in any way.

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