The nature of business today demands that companies have an online presence. In SQL on Azure Succinctly, author Parikshit Savjani shows how companies can use SQL Server on Azure to innovate their online properties without investing heavily in infrastructure. Savjani discusses the reasons behind using SQL on Azure and reviews the scenarios, considerations, and configuration design optimizations that make it a viable option for enterprise.

Parikshit Savjani

Parikshit Savjani is a Microsoft Certified Solution Expert and Microsoft Certified Trainer working as a Premier Field Engineer with Microsoft specializing in SQL Server and business intelligence (SSAS, SSIS, and SSRS). His role involves consulting, educating, mentoring, and supportin the premier customers of Microsoft. He has more than six years of experience with Microsoft, during which he has authored and developed a number of intellectual properties (IPs) in the SQL and business intelligence space.

While supporting and consulting for premier customers of Microsoft, he has gained experience in working in varied complex environments, understanding common customer bottlenecks, and how to overcome them.

He contributes to the community as well by blogging at and MSDN Blogs, and by delivering community sessions in SQL Virtual PASS and SQL Server Days.

  1. Introduction to SQL on Azure
  2. Installing and Configuring SQL Server on Azure VMs
  3. Migration to SQL Server on Azure VM
  4. Performance Considerations for SQL Server on Azure VMs
  5. Business Continuity Solutions for SQL Server on Azure VMs
  6. Introduction to Azure SQL Database (PaaS)
  7. Provisioning, Managing, and Migrating to Azure SQL Database
  8. Performance Considerations for Azure SQL Database
  9. Security in Azure SQL Database
  10. Business Continuity with Azure SQL Database