Implement a Django Python application and connect it to a MySQL database. You wll learn how to create and deploy a Windows Azure virtual machine, configure MySQL on the virtual machine, and access a MySQL database from your Django application hosted on Windows Azure.
You can use SQL Server Management Studio to manage SQL Database logical servers and databases. This article includes details about creating and managing databases, creating and managing logins, and monitoring using Dynamic Management Views.
Windows Azure Storage
Implement a simple web application that allows retrieving and creating items in Windows Azure storage. You will learn the basics of using Windows Azure Storage services through the Windows Azure Client Libraries for Python.
Blobs are the simplest way to store large amounts of unstructured text or binary data such as video, audio and images. Blobs are an ISO 27001 certified managed service that can auto-scale to store up to 100 terabytes of data. They are accessible from virtually anywhere via REST and client APIs.
Tables offer NoSQL capabilities for applications that require storage of large amounts of unstructured data. Tables are an ISO 27001 certified managed service that can auto-scale to store up to 100 terabytes of data. They are accessible from virtually anywhere via REST and managed APIs.