Handling MAXDOP On Azure SQL Database

Arun Sirpal plays with MAXDOP settings on Azure SQL Database:

Can we change it? No.

EXEC sp_configure 'cost threshold for parallelism', 10;
GO
RECONFIGURE;
GO

Msg 2812, Level 16, State 62, Line 9 Could not find stored procedure ‘sp_configure’. Msg 40510, Level 16, State 1, Line 11 Statement ‘CONFIG’ is not supported in this version of SQL Server.

But read on for something you can do.

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