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: