SQL Azure July 2011 Service Release will be released in the upcoming weeks in all datacenters.
The important features in this release will be
1. SQL Azure Engine upgrade to increase overall performance and scalability
2. Co-Administrator Support for SQL Azure
3. Increase capability for using Spatial Data Types
You also need to update SQL Server 2008 R2 Management Studio to SP1, you can download it from the below link
SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 – Management Studio x64 – Download
SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 – Management Studio x86 – Download
For more information about this release please read the announcement from Windows Azure Team Blog
2 thoughts on “Windows Azure Team announces next release for SQL Azure–July 2011 Service Release”
Fall release is going to be eciting as its going to bring new tweaks as opposed to tweaks here and there
Yes, I hope SQL Azure Reporting Service and Federations Will go live too !!!