Microsoft has just unveiled the preview availability for their forthcoming Premium database offering for Windows Azure SQL Database service. Web and Business versions have already been available, providing 5GB and 150GB database access, respectively, but Microsoft is now ready to allow previewers the opportunity get a taste of a full business-class database service in the Microsoft Cloud.
Formerly known as SQL Azure, Windows Azure SQL Database is a feature-rich, fully managed relational database service that incorporates Microsoft's proven SQL Server technology in a Cloud environment. SQL Database Premium allows subscribers to set a fixed amount of capacity, but enable them to also dial-up and dial-down usage based on need.
Sign-up for the Preview here: Premium for SQL Database