SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines

Published: 4/13/2020

Azure vs. AWS performance study for SQL Server VMs GigaOm recently wrote several studies where they tested throughput performance between SQL Server on Azure VMs and SQL Server on AWS EC2. The studies evaluated SQL Server on Azure and on AWS across three benchmarks: Windows OS, Linux OS, and high-end SSD storage.  Performance is derived from the TPC-E transaction per second (TPS) metric. 


Up to 3.6x faster at 84% lower cost than SQL Server on AWS

SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines