we now have 3 (three) options to run SQL server on CLOUD.

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Following the announcements at “Meet Windows Azure” event, we now have three options to run SQL Server on CLOUD; They are:

1. SQL Azure which is now called Windows Azure SQL Database

2. SQL Server on Windows Azure VM Roles (Nice addition, in my opinion!)

3. SQL Server on Amazon Web Services RDS

And apart from these options,

if you can fire up a VM on cloud and decide to run SQL Server on it – that’s also SQL Server on CLOUD.

Update 22 June 2012:

Naveen commented about running SQL Server on Amazon EC2.

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2 thoughts on “we now have 3 (three) options to run SQL server on CLOUD.

  1. Naveen

    Apart from that, for more sophisticated set up involving clustering, mirroring cloud devops go with SQL Server on Amazon EC2. It is trivial, just mentioning it for the sake of completeness.

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