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"It is expensive for us. We are looking for something less expensive and thinking of migrating the whole system.""It is reasonable.""It is quite expensive. I would definitely recommend not using the pay-as-you-go model because this will just mean all your money will go to Microsoft. So, really make sure to control resource usage as much as possible.""It's reasonably priced and when you compare it with other products in the cloud environment, it's cheaper.""I have an annual spend number, and it is in the hundred thousand dollar range. There are no additional costs to the standard licensing fees. Even though you have to look at the cost numbers of what you're going to be charged on a monthly basis, what you have to also remember is that your application may need a lot of rewriting and things like that. You get charged not just for the monthly costs but also for the transactions that occur. If your access to the data layer is not so efficient, your costs will go up because you're pulling far more data than you potentially need. These are hidden costs that nobody ever considers. If your application is not written very efficiently, you may actually increase your costs over on-prem versus cloud.""It is expensive. Snowflake and PostgreSQL are cheaper than this. Google is also cheaper than Azure. Its licensing is on a pay-as-you-go basis. It is based on usage and storage.""It requires a license. As compared to its competitors, such as Oracle, it is affordable and reasonable.""There is a license required to use the solution and it cost $30 to do the installation."

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Top Answer: The product is quite stable. The performance is great and it's reliable.
Top Answer: You do need to pay a license fee in order to use the product. I can't speak to the exact price.
Top Answer: It would help if the solution was more secure. It's an aspect they could work on for future releases.
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The EDB Managed DBaaS Service is a fully managed, “white glove” DBaaS service for Postgres delivered in the Public Cloud. Proactive 24x7x365 database and infrastructure monitoring by our certified Postgres experts offers you the agility of operating your databases on Amazon Web Services (AWS) along with the confidence that comes from enterprise-ready EDB Postgres.

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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Ericson, Robobank, KT Corporation
adnymics GmbH, LG CNS, Centrebet, netfabb GmbH, MedPlast, Accelera Solutions, Sochi Organizing Committee, realzeit GmbH
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Financial Services Firm21%
Computer Software Company17%
Comms Service Provider13%
Pharma/Biotech Company8%
Computer Software Company30%
Comms Service Provider22%
Financial Services Firm5%
Media Company5%
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Small Business51%
Midsize Enterprise14%
Large Enterprise35%
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EDB Managed DBaaS Service is ranked 12th in Database as a Service while SQL Azure is ranked 1st in Database as a Service with 29 reviews. EDB Managed DBaaS Service is rated 0.0, while SQL Azure is rated 8.4. On the other hand, the top reviewer of SQL Azure writes "Scalability is the biggest benefit, and it has been available when we needed it". EDB Managed DBaaS Service is most compared with Amazon RDS, whereas SQL Azure is most compared with Google Cloud SQL, Oracle Database as a Service, Amazon RDS, MongoDB Atlas and Google Cloud Spanner.

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