Migrating data to Azure: Error: 0xC020844B An existing connection was forcibly closed by the remote host

I was trying to migrate some ‘big’ data to Azure today.

Well, not that big – about 20,000 rows.

But no matter how many times I tried, I was getting the following error:

Error: 0xC020844B at Table1, ADO NET Destination [31]: An exception has occurred during data insertion, the message returned from the provider is: A transport-level error

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Analysis of SQL Azure performance tests

In the past few days I performed a few tests of the performance of SQL Azure.

After all I am quite disappointed with the performance, and to be honest, I don’t see how certain performance problems will be overcome, but I guess the time will tell.

The first test I performed was about the connection latency.

It just

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My laptop is faster than SQL Azure, latency part 3

Some time back a former colleague of mine posted a blog about the poor performance of SQL Azure databases.

At the time the blog post created a big splash, and quite a few people were debating it and were unhappy about it.

The reality is that things have not changed much since then (the original blog post

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