AI, Data, and Machine Learning

TH04 The Serverless Azure Database


8:00am - 9:15am

Level: Introductory

Steve Jones



Serverless computing has become common in many enterprises, often used for scaling out applications. Microsoft has extended this to the database, allowing you to have a database that runs when it's needed, and pauses when it isn't. This session examines the offerings from Microsoft, showing the advantages and disadvantages of using a serverless database.

You will learn:

  • How a serverless database is architected
  • Understand the limitations of serverless databases
  • When this platform is useful