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How can I restart my SQL Azure Server ?

Is this possible ?

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My first interaction with the sql genius MrDenny and he is telling me I'm dumb... #sadface –  Robotsushi Aug 23 '12 at 17:32
    
Maybe you should mention what the problem is, or why you want to restart it... there are other ways to skin a cat. –  HopelessN00b Aug 23 '12 at 23:45
    
Well I can't connect entity framework to a SQL Azure instance. I believe that the issue is VS11 beta. There is a bug report about the exact issue I'm having. I am in the process of uninstalling vs11 beta and .net 4.5. I have high hopes. –  Robotsushi Aug 24 '12 at 16:43
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@mrdenny is calling you no such thing. Windows Azure SQL Database is a shared resource, multi-tenant database service. You are provided with a connection string and full access to the database(s) that you provision, along with server- and database-level firewall settings, and the service takes care of everything else. Hence... no reason you'd need to restart the server (which equates to multiple physical servers: You don't have physical access to the servers directly. –  David Makogon Aug 27 '12 at 18:25
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The issue was installation of vs2012 side by side with vs2010 on win7. My unit tests were failing because of a communication issue caused by this setup. It really had nothing to do with SQL Azure –  Robotsushi Nov 2 '12 at 17:15
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This isn't possible. There is no reason that you'd need to restart the SQL Azure instance.

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