From the previous articles we have seen:
- Creating database using Management Portal web application
- Creating table through code
- Using Management Studio desktop application
In this article we are going to discuss how
to connect and create database using the online Management Portal
One of the advantages of using it would be
an extra tool that will be available on machines without SQL Server Management
Azure Management Portal
For invoking the tool there are 2
Sign in to your management portal and click
on the Manage button from the
Paste the url of your database in a browser
address box. You can get the fully
qualified url from the database server list as shown below.
In the above case the url would be http://abcd.database.windows.net
Azure Management Portal Application
This is another silverlight application. The application will be prompting with the
username and password. You need to enter
your SQL Server username and password.
Enter your username and password and click
the Log on button. (The
database name is optional and we can choose later)
After login, you will be getting the
We can create a new database using the Create button from the main
On clicking the button, within a short time
you will be prompted with the following screen.
You can enter the database details in it.
Use the Submit button and you will be ready with the database as shown
In this article we have seen how to connect
and create database using the SQL Azure Management Portal. This tool provides an alternative way to the
SQL Server Management Studio desktop application.