Amazon RDS vs. SQL Azure

Amazon RDS is ranked 3rd in Database as a Service with 3 reviews vs SQL Azure which is ranked 2nd in Database as a Service with 4 reviews. The top reviewer of Amazon RDS writes "Provides deployment and on-demand database-as-a-service". The top reviewer of SQL Azure writes "Provides memory-optimized tables, elastic scale, and portal management tools. ". Amazon RDS is most compared with SQL Azure, Google Cloud SQL and Oracle Database as a Service. SQL Azure is most compared with Amazon RDS, Oracle Database as a Service and Google Cloud SQL. See our Amazon RDS vs. SQL Azure report.
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3,491 views|2,371 comparisons
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3rd
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3,491
Comparisons
2,371
Reviews
3
Followers
109
Avg. Rating
7.3
2nd
Views
2,974
Comparisons
1,868
Reviews
4
Followers
132
Avg. Rating
9.0
Top Comparisons
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Overview

Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) is a web service that makes it easier to set up, operate, and scale a relational database in the cloud. It provides cost-efficient, resizeable capacity for an industry-standard relational database and manages common database administration tasks.

Microsoft Azure SQL Database is a relational database-as-a-service that delivers predictable performance, scalability, business continuity, data protection, and near-zero administration to cloud developers and solution architects. This is the deep technical library for Azure SQL Database.
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