You may think that SQL Database is nothing more than SQL Server in the cloud, and that most of your current knowledge of SQL Server applies. Although SQL Database is a subset of SQL Server, with similar concepts, it is more accurate to think of SQL Database as the relational engine of SQL Server in the cloud. Many DBAs and developers have already discovered one of the fundamental values of cloud computing: Flexibility.
This white paper explains how the SQL Database platform works, analyzes some of its strengths, and provides an overview of the Azure services that leverage the SQL Database platform. In addition to gaining a better understanding of the technology, you will also better understand how certain companies are able to leverage SQL Database for their business.
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