Online Documentation for SQL Manager for SQL server

Setting SQL Azure Database options

On this step of the wizard you can set options specific for Azure SQL Database.


Create Database wizard - Setting Azure SQL Database options


Database Edition

Here you can set the edition of the SQL Azure database.


RadioButton Basic

Small databases with a single operation at a given point in time.


RadioButton Standard

Workgroup and cloud applications with multiple concurrent transactions.


RadioButton Premium

Mission-critical, high transactional volume with many concurrent users.


RadioButton Web

Web apps, workgroup, dept. apps, and other lightweight database workloads.


RadioButton Business

Lightweight database workloads that require larger sizes than supported with Web.


Note: Web and Businesss editions will be retired September 2015.


Performance Level

Use the drop-down list to select the Performance Level for the database. Performance levels are specific for the selected database edition.


Maximum size

Specifies the maximum size of the database. This value must be valid for the specified Edition.



Click the Next button to proceed to the Setting database collation step of the wizard.