SQL Azure Service Update 4 Includes Support for Database Copy Feature

SQL Azure Service Update 4 includes support for copying databases. http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff951624.aspx Database admins can now do Same-Server copies and Cross-Server copies of SQL Azure databases. The syntax is pretty simple:

CREATE DATABASE destination_database_name
AS COPY OF [source_server_name.]source_database_name

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