NEW Azure Channel9 Post: Creating Your First Azure SQL Database | Data Exposed

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You need to ensure that you are getting the maximum value and performance from your Azure SQL Database for minimum cost. Learn the differences between the Basic, Standard, and Premium tiers of Azure SQL Single Database. Provisioning is one component of maximizing the value of your deployment – licensing is another. In this episode with Matt Gordon, we’ll walk through the differences between licensing by DTU and by vCore and talk about what may be right for you and your needs.
[01:37] What is a DTU
[02:27] DTU options
[03:32] Basic tier
[03:53] Standard tier
[05:42] Premium tier
[07:13] Determining tiers
About Matt Gordon:
Matt is a Microsoft Data Platform MVP and has worked with SQL Server since 2000. He is the leader of the Lexington, KY PASS local group and a frequent domestic and international community speaker. He’s an IDERA ACE alumnus and 2020 Friend of Redgate. His original data professional role was as a database developer, which quickly evolved into query tuning work that further evolved into being a full-fledged DBA in the healthcare realm. He has supported several critical systems utilizing SQL Server and managed dozens of 24/7/365 SQL Server implementations. He currently utilizes that real world experience as a data platform consultant helping clients design solutions that meet their ever-changing business needs.

About MVPs:
Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals, or MVPs, are technology experts who passionately share their knowledge with the community. They are always on the "bleeding edge" and have an unstoppable urge to get their hands on new, exciting technologies. They have very deep knowledge of Microsoft products and services, while also being able to bring together diverse platforms, products and solutions, to solve real-world problems. MVPs make up a global community of over 4,000 technical experts and community leaders across 90 countries/regions and are driven by their passion, community spirit, and quest for knowledge. Above all and in addition to their amazing technical abilities, MVPs are always willing to help others – that’s what sets them apart. Learn more:


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