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Create your own hosted Astoria Data Service
Create your own hosted Astoria Data Service
At the Mix 2007 conference we announced an Astoria CTP which included two major pieces:  CTP bits you can download, install and run on your own systems and an experimental read only online service over a few sample (northwind, etc) sets of data that we hope will help us better understand the requirements and use cases of data interfaces i
Transparency in the design process
Transparency in the design process
We have been looking at various options to ensure that the design of Astoria truly reflects the requirements of the day to day challenges that our developer community faces when building real-world web applications and services. We would like to start by being as transparent as possible in the design process. I wanted to briefly describe how w
Welcome!
Welcome!
Welcome to the Project Astoria Team Blog!  The Astoria team (part of the “Data Programmability” (DP) team within the SQL Server organization at Microsoft) is responsible for analyzing how current and next generation internet enabled applications use data on the web and to build solutions to facilitate such usage patterns.  For th