Premium Preview for SQL Database Guidance

Authors: Conor Cunningham, Kun Cheng

Technical Reviewers: Morgan Oslake, Joanne Marone, Keith Elmore, José Batista-Neto, Rohit Nayak

Windows Azure SQL Database has released a limited Premium preview for SQL Database. By reserving a fixed amount of capacity for your SQL Database and its secondary replicas, the Premium preview for SQL Database will deliver more predictable performance for cloud applications, relative to existing SQL Database Web and Business Editions.

This paper provides guidance to help you determine if the Premium database that is available through this preview is right for your application and provides recommendations for tuning your application to get the most from this feature.

Read the whole whitepaper at msdn.