Compare SQL Azure vs. vCloud Air

SQL Azure is ranked 1st in Database as a Service with 10 reviews while vCloud Air is ranked 7th in Database as a Service with 1 review. SQL Azure is rated 8.6, while vCloud Air is rated 8.0. 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". On the other hand, the top reviewer of vCloud Air writes "With the VPC, you can run your workloads in an active state, use it for development work and for hosting SQL/Exchange Servers in IaaS; RaaS/DaaS for DR activities". SQL Azure is most compared with Amazon RDS, Google Cloud SQL and Oracle Database as a Service, whereas vCloud Air is most compared with Microsoft Azure and Amazon AWS.
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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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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. vCloud Air is a public cloud platform built on the trusted foundation of vSphere, compatible with your on-premises data center, that includes infrastructure, disaster recovery, and various applications as service offerings. vCloud Air allows you to extend your workloads into the cloud with ease. You can migrate existing onsite virtual machines (VMs) to the public cloud or start up new application VMs directly in the cloud.
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