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What is Azure SQL Database?

It is the intelligent, scalable, cloud database service that provides the broadest SQL Server engine compatibility and up to a 212% return on investment. It is a database service that can quickly and efficiently scale to meet demand, is automatically highly available, and supports a variety of third party software.
Azure SQL Database is a tool in the SQL Database as a Service category of a tech stack.

Who uses Azure SQL Database?

Companies
65 companies reportedly use Azure SQL Database in their tech stacks, including Integrated Control Technology, Data-Driven Services, and Core Banking.

Developers
209 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Azure SQL Database.

Azure SQL Database Integrations

Snowplow, AzureDataStudio, Microsoft Access, Centreon, and ERBuilder are some of the popular tools that integrate with Azure SQL Database. Here's a list of all 8 tools that integrate with Azure SQL Database.
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Azure SQL Database Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Azure SQL Database?
MySQL
The MySQL software delivers a very fast, multi-threaded, multi-user, and robust SQL (Structured Query Language) database server. MySQL Server is intended for mission-critical, heavy-load production systems as well as for embedding into mass-deployed software.
PostgreSQL
PostgreSQL is an advanced object-relational database management system that supports an extended subset of the SQL standard, including transactions, foreign keys, subqueries, triggers, user-defined types and functions.
MongoDB
MongoDB stores data in JSON-like documents that can vary in structure, offering a dynamic, flexible schema. MongoDB was also designed for high availability and scalability, with built-in replication and auto-sharding.
Microsoft SQL Server
Microsoft® SQL Server is a database management and analysis system for e-commerce, line-of-business, and data warehousing solutions.
Amazon RDS
Amazon RDS gives you access to the capabilities of a familiar MySQL, Oracle or Microsoft SQL Server database engine. This means that the code, applications, and tools you already use today with your existing databases can be used with Amazon RDS. Amazon RDS automatically patches the database software and backs up your database, storing the backups for a user-defined retention period and enabling point-in-time recovery. You benefit from the flexibility of being able to scale the compute resources or storage capacity associated with your Database Instance (DB Instance) via a single API call.
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Azure SQL Database's Followers
271 developers follow Azure SQL Database to keep up with related blogs and decisions.