Dimitri Furman

Principal Program Manager, Azure SQL

Dimitri Furman is a Principal Program Manager on the Azure SQL team at Microsoft, focusing on Hyperscale, and on improving performance and scalability of customer workloads. In his prior role on the SQLCAT team, he was closely working with customers on complex and challenging Azure SQL projects pushing the boundaries of the service. Dimitri has been working with SQL Server for over 20 years and is a Microsoft Certified Master (MCM).

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Testing performance of Azure SQL Database as a key-value store

Executive summary Our testing shows that Azure SQL Database can be used as a highly scalable low latency key-value store. Starting with a cost-efficient 4-core General Purpose database, we see an order of magnitude increase in workload throughput as we increase dataset size by 100x and scale across the spectrum of database SKUs to a Business ...