Azure SQL Database is Microsoft's Database as a Service in the cloud. This course, Azure SQL Database for the SQL Server DBA, will show you some of the similarities to SQL Server but also why experienced DBAs will still need to learn some of the key differences. You will get to see the differences in management, high availability, performance, and monitoring of this cloud-first solution. You will also learn about the different service model and tiers that are specific to Azure SQL Database and how to migrate successfully to the platform. When you're finished with the course, you will understand how to leverage your existing SQL Server skills and apply them to a successful Azure SQL Database project.