Running non-SQL Server database workloads in Azure

So many databases…

I’ve written few (most of my) posts about running SQL Server, and very often about running it in Azure. While Azure is absolutely the best cloud platform for SQL Server, it is also an excellent platform for plenty of other database workloads. In short: “If it runs on a server or a virtual machine, you can move it to the Azure.” However, I also feel that most blog posts should exceed tweets in length, which is why we’ll go a little deeper into this.

Not so deep, though, that we’d start discussing non-relational databases (those can go to CosmosDB).

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