SQL Server in Microsoft Azure: How to gain performance by flexibility and save costs at the same time

This is the first time that I am tackling Microsoft Azure in an article. ( What is Microsoft Azure?) A plethora of services is provided by Microsoft Azure by now, of which the hosting of virtual machines running on an SQL Server service is one. This is what we call IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service).

Performance/ Management Data Warehouse Data Collector & AlwaysOn Availability Groups

This time, we are dealing with the „MDW“, short for Management Data Warehouse,(, which I like to recommend as a minimal performance logging-approach. From time to time, and most recently in the context of my PASS Essential „SQL Server Analysis tools & Techniques for Performance und general Monitoring“, the question arises as to whether […]