Azure vs. AWS performance study for SQL Server VMs
GigaOm recently wrote a study where they tested throughput performance between SQL Server on Azure VMs and SQL Server on AWS EC2. The study 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.
5 more reasons to pick Azure overAWS for SQL Server workloads