Microsoft Azure is basically the cloud computing platform provided by Microsoft. This cloud computing program provides various sorts of services. One can make use of it to launch a website, to run Windows or Linux virtual machines in the cloud, to make, manage or distribute media, to build or extend existing enterprise applications and so on. Microsoft Azure formerly known as Windows Azure can also be used as a platform for enormous amounts of data.
Redmond was pulling out all the stops at the recently wrapped Data Driven SQL Server Event to try and convince potential customers to make the switch to Redmond’s own database solution with free services and training.