Kerberos/Double hop with SSRS

From a infrastructure implementation of Microsoft BI solutions, one of the most difficult things to get right can be authentication between multiple servers in a scale out solution. This is known as the ‘double hop’ situation. A new white paper released in April 2010 outlines how to configure and troubleshoot a Reporting Services environment to use Kerberos authentication.

Data-tier Applications (DAC) in SQL Server 2008 R2

The following white paper describes how DAC can be implemented both using SQL Server Management studio and Visual Studio 2010.

SQL Azure vs. SQL Server (Cloud vs On Premise)

This paper compares SQL Azure Database with SQL Server in terms of logical administration vs. physical administration, provisioning, Transact-SQL support, data storage, SSIS, along with other features and capabilities.

SQL Azure FAQ 

This document addresses some of the questions that customers ask most frequently.

SQL Azure Database is a cloud based relational database service from Microsoft. SQL Azure provides relational database functionality as a utility service. Cloud-based database solutions such as SQL Azure can provide many benefits, including rapid provisioning, cost-effective scalability, high availability, and reduced management overhead. This document addresses some of the questions that customers ask most frequently.