Difference between Azure Table storage versus SQL Azure ?

 Posted by Rajkatie on 6/22/2012 | Category: Others Interview questions | Views: 1896 | Points: 40

Azure Table storage : It is built on top of the Azure Storage platform.

• It comprises flexible or schema-less entities.
• No referential integrity between the tables, and no custom indexes.
• It can scale massive amounts of data due to the partition key.
• Can be thought as s single spreadsheet.

SQL Azure : It is an SQL Server that has been configured to be hosted on top
of the Windows Azure in a high availability mode.
• It comprises standard SQL Tables with indexes and referential integrity.
• It may not scale as far as Azure Table storage.
• Look familiar to any .Net developer who has used Sql server 2008 prior.

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