SQL Azure Raises the Bar On Cloud Databases Research by Forrester

Forrester Research on Nov'2, published "SQL Azure Raises The Bar On Cloud Databases."Forrester interviewed 26 companies using Microsoft SQL Azure over past 6 months. In the report, Principal Analyst Noel Yuhanna states that key enhancements have been made that position SQL Azure as a leader in the rapidly emerging category of cloud databases and writes […]

Forrester Research on Nov'2, published "SQL Azure Raises The Bar On Cloud Databases."

Forrester interviewed 26 companies using Microsoft SQL Azure over past 6 months. In the report, Principal Analyst Noel Yuhanna states that key enhancements have been made that position SQL Azure as a leader in the rapidly emerging category of cloud databases and writes that it "delivers the most innovative, integrated and flexible solution."

Key advantages identified include:

  • Low-cost acquisition and use
  • Minimal effort for administration and configuration
  • Easy to provision, on-demand capacity
  • High availability at no extra effort or cost
  • Scale-out capacity growth via a sharded data platform
  • Transparent data access for apps and tools

Read the full report embedded below:

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