Performance Guidance for SQL Server in Azure Virtual Machines
Updated: September 20, 2014
SQL Server Technical Article
Summary: Developers and IT professionals should be fully knowledgeable about how to optimize the performance of SQL Server workloads running in Azure Infrastructure Services and in more traditional on-premises environments. This article discusses the key factors to consider when evaluating performance and planning a migration to SQL Server in Azure Virtual Machines. It also provides certain best practices and techniques for performance tuning and troubleshooting when using SQL Server in Azure Infrastructure Services.
Authors: Silvano Coriani, Jasraj Dange, Ewan Fairweather, Xin Jin, Alexei Khalyako, Sanjay Mishra, Selcin Turkarslan
Technical Reviewers: Mark Russinovich, Brad Calder, Andrew Edwards, Suraj Puri, Flavio Muratore, Hanuma Kodavalla, Madhan Arumugam Ramakrishnan, Naveen Prakash, Robert Dorr, Roger Doherty, Steve Howard, Yorihito Tada, Kun Cheng, Chris Clayton, Igor Pagliai, Shep Sheppard, Tim Wieman, Greg Low, Juergen Thomas, Guy Bowerman, Evgeny Krivosheev
Editor: Beth Inghram
Published: June, 2013
Updated: September, 2014
Applies to: SQL Server and Azure
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