Azure is Microsoft’s cloud services offering and allows you to subscribe to a pool of flexible computing resources. 30-day free trial accounts are available to evaluate the product to see if it meets your needs.
- [Instructor] If you've been working with Microsoft…products for a while, then it's likely that…you've come across mention of Azure.…You can find the product's home page at Azure.Microsoft.com.…Azure is Microsoft's cloud services offering…which includes a wide variety of options and solutions…to meet a wide variety of needs.…Essentially, Azure is a collection of computers that…Microsoft rents out to end users to perform various tasks.…You can create a virtual machine on them or use…their massive computing power to tackle complex…business intelligence evaluations.…
You can also use them for offsite storage…or backing up your files.…They can provide elastic pools of resources…so that as your requirements increase or decrease…you can additional capacity or downgrade…so that you can only be paying for the resources…that you actually need.…Of primary interest to us in this course, though,…is that you can even use them to host SQL databases.…In fact, if you were to create an Access web app,…Access would connect to a hosted SharePoint server…
In this course, Adam Wilbert shows you how, by exploring options for getting your data out of Microsoft Access, making it easier to share with others. He covers Access data export options, and demonstrates how to modify exported files with a text editor. He also explains how to link Access to an Azure SQL database to provide a cloud storage solution for your Access tables.
- Why not use web apps?
- Exporting data to HTML
- Formatting HTML with table CSS
- Working with data exports
- Converting data to JSON
- Building a webpage to parse exports
- Linking to an Azure SQL database
- Linking Access to Azure tables
- Interacting with data on the web