New study (commissioned by Microsoft) is good news for cloud service providers…
“More than 75 percent of customers are now beyond the cloud discovery phase and expect that in three years, almost half of their applications will be deployed in a combination of private and public cloud environments.”
f you new to Azure and kicking the tires on SQL IaaS, you’ll want to make sure you are aware of these 4 options for HADR. Don’t forget to allocate some time to install / configure Active Directory for the high-end solutions.
SQL Server HADR technologies that are supported in Azure include:
AlwaysOn Availability Groups
Backup and Restore with Azure Blob Storage Service