When we are beginning to think of migrating our on-premises databases to Azure SQL, we have to decide on a proper purchase model, a service tier, and a performance level. Before starting the Azure SQL migration process, we have to find logical and provable answers to the following questions:
- Which purchase model is suitable for my apps and business requirements?
- How much budget do I need?
- Which performance level meets my requirements?
- Can I achieve the acceptable performance of my apps?
The purchase model and service tiers will certainly affect the Azure bills. On the other hand, we have to achieve the maximum performance with the selected service tier.
It’s a good article with helpful tips for people thinking of moving to Azure SQL Database.