Cloud computing is the use of computing resources that are delivered as a service over a network
FeatureSQL ServerWindows Azure SQL Database Data StorageNo size limits as suchCurrently supports a database of up to 150 GB of data, in increments of 10 GB. Authentication SQL Server Authentication Windows Authentication SQL Server Authentication SchemaNo such limitationDoes not support heaps. All tables must have a clustered index before data can be inserted. TSQL SupportabilityNo such limitationCertain Transact-SQL commands are fully supported; some are partially supported while others are unsupported. SQL Agent SupportedCannot run SQL agent or jobs on SQL Database. SSISSupportedSSIS service not available on Azure platform.
management portal image library storag e virtual machine Persistent, durable VM disks 99.9% SLA SQL Server and AD support Gallery images Cloud First VM Creation Experience
Is it secure? What about performance? What does it cost?
LayerDefences User Account management, training and awareness, screening Open and interoperable access control service Data Strong storage keys for access control SSL support for data transfers between all parties Application Front-end.NET framework code running under partial trust Windows account with the lowest level of privileges Host Stripped-down version of Windows Server 2008 R2 Host boundaries enforced by external hypervisor Network Host firewall limiting traffic to VMs VLANs and packet filters in routers Physical World-class physical security provided by GFS ISO 27001, SSAE 16, FISMA Moderate, and more
Low Control Shared Lower cost Dedicated Higher cost High Control 100% Compatibility Rapid self-service provisioning 100% Compatibility Rapid self-service provisioning SQL Server in Windows Azure VM SQL Server Full hardware control Roll-your-own HA/DR/scale Full hardware control Roll-your-own HA/DR/scale Managed database service Focus on business logic Managed database service Focus on business logic Windows Azure SQL Database Elastic/Self-Service capabilities Full hardware control Elastic/Self-Service capabilities Full hardware control SQL Server Private Cloud IaaS PaaS
Upload VHD to WA storage SQL Server 2008 and up License mobility Upload VHD to WA storage SQL Server 2008 and up License mobility Evaluation of SQL Sever 2012 Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Includes SSIS, SSRS & SSAS Image refresh monthly Once deployed you patch Evaluation of SQL Sever 2012 Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Includes SSIS, SSRS & SSAS Image refresh monthly Once deployed you patch Bring your own (BYO) imageUse the Gallery image
Client Computer Your VHD uploaded to Windows Azure Windows Remote Desktop Virtual Machine Firewall Virtual Machine Desktop Windows Azure Endpoint Different from 3889 Windows Azure Endpoint Different from 3889 Enable remote desktop connection in VHD Max OS VHD size – 127GB Use static VHD
Pay for what you use No App Changes Required Library of VM Templates Flexibility & Control Managed Infrastructure Low TCO for Existing Apps Full SQL Server Capability Cloud first VM Creation Experience Full Control of Virtual Machine Common Identity (Active Directory Integration) Fully Managed Infrastructure 99.9% SLA for Virtual Machine Single Pane of Glass to Manage High Availability Advanced Security (Transparent data encryption & auditing) Full Business Intelligence Functionality