Yes, you can build your own SQL Server in the cloud – 31 Days of Servers in the Cloud (Part 22 of 31)
We’ve shown you how easy it is to create your own servers in Windows Azure, and there’s no reason one of those machines couldn’t be running Microsoft SQL Server 2012. In fact, we’ll even provide an evaluation image that you can start with.
He lives in Florida. I know.. the word is “Floridian”, but he’s not originally from there… so at some point he got “floridated”.