Azure SQL Database: Under the Hood

In this session we will cover Azure SQL Database in-depth from a developer and sys-ops perspective. Microsoft Azure SQL Database is a relational database-as-a-service that delivers predictable performance, scalability, business continuity, data protection, and near-zero administration to cloud developers.

Learn how to develop Azure applications backed by Azure SQL Database in terms of developing for optimal performance via best-practice database tuning. This talk also covers general development best practices and database partitioning (sharding).