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Teemu Tapanila

Microsoft Azure MVP and Windows Phone developer

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Many people started using ClearDB MySQL database on Windows Azure before it was offered through Windows Azure Store which enables easy management of the service. You can still manage those but you need to do few steps before you are able to do that.

  • Go to Windows Azure dashboard portal
  • Open your website WebSite
  • Click "View Connection Strings" and take up Database, User Id and Password ViewConnectionString
  • Go to ClearDB upgrade website and fill in the details that you collected before CleardDBUpgrade1
  • Now you can create your ClearDB account and have your MySQL database connected into it.