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Azure SQL Database is a fully managed platform as a service (PaaS) database engine that handles most of the database management functions such as upgrading, patching, backups, and monitoring without user involvement.Azure SQL Database is always running on the latest stable version of the SQL Server database engine and patched OS with 99.99% availability. PaaS capabilities that are built into Azure SQL Database enable you to focus on the domain-specific database administration and optimization activities that are critical for your business.
Azure Cosmos DB is a fully managed NoSQL database service for modern app development. Get guaranteed single-digit millisecond response times and 99.999-percent availability, backed by SLAs, automatic and instant scalability, and open-source APIs for MongoDB and Cassandra.
Has a vCore-based purchase model, for those who look for flexibility, control and transparency of individual resource consumption.
$0.5218 vCore-hour rate.
$0.12 per GB-monthly in Locally Redundant Storage.
Backup storage and long term retention have varying prices.
10 vCores ($5,218) with 10GB of storage ($1,2) alongside 10GB of LRS storage and retention ($1+$0,25) $7,668 USD
10M Serverless Request Units ($2,82), 10GB of consumed storage ($2,5), 10 GB of backup storage ($1,5) $6,82USD
Azure SQL Database is available on all the platforms that have Azure available, such as the United States, Europe, Asia Pacific, and more to come.
Includes the ability to autoscale, with configuration options for it.
Azure Cosmos DB is available on all the platforms that have Azure available, such as the United States, Europe, Asia Pacific, and more to come.
Azure Cosmos DB automatically takes backups of your data at regular intervals. The automatic backups are taken without affecting the performance or availability of the database operations. Azure Cosmos DB automatically takes a full backup of your database every 4 hours and at any point of time, only the latest two backups are stored by default. If the default intervals aren't sufficient for your workloads, you can change the backup interval and the retention period from the Azure portal.
With Azure SQL Database, you can create a highly available and high-performance data storage layer for the applications and solutions in Azure. SQL Database can be the right choice for a variety of modern cloud applications because it enables you to process both relational data and non-relational structures, such as graphs, JSON, spatial, and XML.
Azure Cosmos DB is a fully managed NoSQL database for modern app development. Single-digit millisecond response times, and automatic and instant scalability, guarantee speed at any scale.