SQL Server in Azure Virtual Machine Cookbook

If you are evaluating Windows Azure Virtual Machine and planning on installing SQL Server in the virtual machine you should review this handy cookbook.

http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/11554.sql-server-in-windows-azure-virtual-machine-early-adoption-cook-book-en-us.aspx

There is forum dedicated to answering questions related to installing SQL Server in an Azure Virtual Machine.

http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/WAVirtualMachinesforSQLServer/threads

Forums for getting help with Windows and Linux Virtual Machines are located here:
Windows
http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/WAVirtualMachinesforWindows/threads
Linux
http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/WAVirtualMachinesforLinux/threads

Another forum you may find useful is for Azure Virtual networks.
http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/WAVirtualMachinesVirtualNetwork/threads

All these forums are monitored by Microsoft staff and most questions will be answered in 24-48 hours.

Here is a video of setting up SQL Server in Windows Azure Virtual machine.

http://blogs.technet.com/b/yungchou/archive/2012/10/03/technet-radio-virtually-speaking-with-yung-chou-how-to-deploy-amp-configure-a-sql-server-windows-azure-virtual-machine.aspx

 

Cheers,

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