Let's talk database! SQL Server 2012 IaaS is a new offering, while SQL Database (previously SQL Azure) is a PaaS relational database engine. How do they compare? Which one should you use? Let's discuss pros and cons, and see how easy it is to build a database in the cloud.
Herve Roggero, Windows Azure MVP, is the founder of Blue Syntax Consulting (www.bluesyntax.net). Herve’s experience includes software development, architecture, database administration and senior management with both global corporations and startup companies. He holds multiple certifications, including an MCDBA, MCSE, MCSD. He is a Pluralsight author, runs the Azure Florida Association, and co-authored two Azure book with Apress.