PaaS vs IaaS - Navigating the Decision Tree: Azure SQL DB vs SQL on a VM


There are multiple options for hosting relational databases in Azure. A common challenge we come across frequently is helping ISVs to understand all of the options and sorting out which is right for their scenario. This first video address that challenge by helping you to navigate the decision tree between PaaS (Platform as a service) and IaaS (Infrastructure as a service). Specifically, When deciding what type of database to use in Azure.


  • Shawn Weisfeld

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    Shawn ( is passionate about building awesome applications and websites with .NET technologies and Azure. He is Program Manager for Azure Stroage for Microsoft based in Austin TX and founder of Read his full bio at or connect with him on LinkedIn

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Aug 13, 2016

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