Since SQL Azure Service Update 2, SQL Azure supports the "ALTER DATABASE" statement to rename databases. This fix enables you to rename SQL Azure databases in Object Explorer.
SQL Server 2008 R2The fix for this issue was first released in Cumulative Update 3. For more information about how to obtain this cumulative update package for SQL Server 2008 R2, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Article ID: 2285720 - Last Review: Aug 16, 2010 - Revision: 1