Evaluating Application Performance and Throughput in SQL Azure

The discussion of performance and throughput came up a few times in discussion with customers at PDC this year. Here are a few important things to understand when evaluating SQL Azure performance. SQL Azure Architecture and Provisioning Model: The details of the SQL Azure architecture and the provisioning model are here: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee336256.aspx  Key takeaways; SQL…