September 2014 Entries

DocumentDB vs Azure SQL vs Azure Table

Microsoft Azure is now offering a third storage option for developers: DocumentDB. DocumentDB is a no-sql storage service that stores JSON documents natively and provides indexing capabilities along with other interesting features. Microsoft Azure also offers Azure Tables, another no-sql storage option, and Azure SQL, which is a relational database service. This blog post provides a very high level comparison of the three storage options. Storage Purely from a storage perspective, the only relational ......