Azure SQL fundamentals

By using PaaS services in the cloud, you are shifting responsibilities a little bit:

  • You are no longer the maintainer of the infrastructure
  • You are no longer responsible for different updates when software is considered
  • By signing SLA with you, your provider is responsible for making sure that a service is up and running

Instead, you should focus on the following points:

  • Properly configuring a service, so it meets your performance targets and legal requirements
  • Integrating different services and applications, so they reflect the best practices when it comes to communicating with a service
  • Implementing HA/DR scenarios, so an outage or disaster in one region does not impact your systems

By using Microsoft SQL ...

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