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Azure SQL Database for Gaming Industry Workloads

Published: 2020-03-19

Resource demand from the gaming industry is one of the highest growing markets for cloud providers and it is critical that Microsoft Azure and Azure SQL Database offer the fastest performance coupled with the lowest price-to-performance ratios. Gaming customers are choosing Azure SQL Database over virtual machine and in-house alternatives so they can run on the latest stable version of the database engine, get built-in high-availability, automated backups, and geo-replication while being able to easily scale up or out depending on new game launch requirements. 

This document briefly details the technical aspect of why Azure SQL Database is the best place to run online games.