Chapter 9. Monitoring and management

Eric Boyd

Any service you intend to use in a production application must provide monitoring and management capabilities. Monitoring should provide insight into the health of the service and, ultimately, the health of your application. So, in the first half of this chapter, you will learn how to monitor SQL Database using the management portal, the Service Dashboard, and built-in dynamic management views and functions.

In previous chapters, you managed SQL Database using graphical user interface (GUI) tools such as the Microsoft Azure management portal, SQL Database management portal, SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS), and SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT). These GUI tools are convenient when you are getting ...

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