IaaS vs PaaS: Considerations for Deploying SQL Server in Microsoft Azure

 

SQL Server in Microsoft Azure database

The options available for where and how to deploy SQL Server in Microsoft Azure are often confusing for organizations who are new to the cloud platform. IaaS and PaaS offer different services and selecting the wrong option for your data can cause implementation delays, performance issues, and failed deployment projects.

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Data Protection Considerations in Azure

There are many reasons why companies choose to leverage public cloud resources. One of the most common is that the cloud provider shares the responsibility for the infrastructure with the customer. This means that the consumer of cloud resources can spend more time and effort focusing on the application itself rather than on the underlying hardware. In the case of Infrastructure as a Service, the cloud provider typically owns resources from the virtual infrastructure down to the physical datacenters and everything in between, such as physical networking, physical storage and the hypervisor that your resources are running on. Learn here the key considerations on data protection in Azure. [Read more…]