One of the most common questions customers ask is how does windows azure perform.
Well Microsoft published a series of benchmarks in an excellent web site called azurescope.
The thing is azurescope is going down on January 15th 2012 so I decided to publish these benchmarks here and make sure they will be available to the public.
Let us discuss Sql Azure read latency.
This test measures the read latency observed from a Windows Azure worker role instance while accessing SQL Azure.
- The number of pre-populated items have almost no affect on the observed latencies.