by Gregory Vandenbrouck
Software Engineer at Microsoft
This post is the first in a series that covers pulling data from various Windows Azure hosted storage solutions (such as MySQL, or Microsoft SQL Server) to an R client on Windows or Linux.
We’ll start with a relatively simple case of pulling data from SQL Azure to an R client on Windows.
Creating the database
The Azure Management site changes quite often, therefore these instructions are valid “at the time of this writing” :o)