Compare Amazon RDS vs. SQL Azure

Amazon RDS is ranked 4th in Database as a Service while SQL Azure is ranked 1st in Database as a Service with 10 reviews. Amazon RDS is rated 0, while SQL Azure is rated 8.6. On the other hand, the top reviewer of SQL Azure writes "When we have a problem with a query we can trade information about what indexes we should create on tables". Amazon RDS is most compared with SQL Azure, Google Cloud SQL and Oracle Database as a Service, whereas SQL Azure is most compared with Amazon RDS, Google Cloud SQL and Oracle Database as a Service.
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We pay less than $1000 monthly in licensing fees. There are no additional costs.The licensing for this solution is based on subscription.I'm not sure what the exact price is, but it's a moderate amount. It's not too expensive.We have a three-year contract. The cost was somewhere around $70-80,000 for the original deployment, which was about two years ago

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4th
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2,811
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2,818
Comparisons
2,327
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10
Average Words per Review
419
Avg. Rating
8.5
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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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