Here is a quick 4 minute walk thru of SQL Azure. The video calls out how SQL thru Azure addresses such key needs as:
- High availability, fault tolerance and cost effective scaling up and down
- Re-using skills already in your org, like T-SQL expertise
- Offloading such commodity tasks as patches and physical adminstration
- Watch the other videos in the series:
- Visit the Azure developer center at https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/default.aspx for resources to get you going!