Azure SQL Database Devs’ Corner

Voices from the Azure SQL PM Team, focusing on development and developers

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 ...