11 Managed SQL with Azure SQL Database

This chapter covers

  • Creating a highly-available distributed Azure SQL database

  • Restoring an Azure SQL Database

  • Moving an Azure SQL Database between subscriptions

  • Optimizing costs for Azure SQL Database

In the previous chapter, you learned how to create a scheduled pipeline for processing data in Azure. Azure Data Factory lets you automate the common steps in the analytics processing workflow. In chapter 6, you saw another piece of the workflow, with Stream Analytics calculations that flowed into a SQL Server database.

In this chapter, you’ll learn more about the Azure SQL Database (SQLDB). You’ll learn how SQLDB abstracts the underlying SQL Server to make complex functionality work with only ...

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