Today we are making available several new SQL Database capabilities in Azure that enable you to build even better cloud applications. In particular: We are introducing two new pricing tiers for our Elastic Database Pool capability. Elastic Database Pools enable you to run multiple, isolated and independent databases on a private pool of resources dedicated to just you and your apps. This provides a great way for software-as-a-service (SaaS) developers to better isolate their individual customers in an economical way. We are also introducing new higher-end scale options for SQL Databases that enable you to run
even larger databases with significantly more compute + storage + networking resources. Both of these additions are available to start using immediately. Elastic Database Pools If you are a SaaS developer with tens, hundreds, or even thousands of databases, an elastic database pool dramatically simplifies the process of creating, maintaining, and managing performance across these databases within a budget that you control.
A common SaaS application pattern (especially for B2B SaaS apps) is for the SaaS app to use a different database to store data for each customer. This has the benefit of isolating the data for...(Read whole news on source site)