Best practices

Azure SQL Database with basic sku

Compliance Frameworks


Azure SQL Database is a fully managed platform as a service (PaaS) database engine that handles most of the database management functions such as upgrading, patching, backups, and monitoring without user involvement. Production workloads need to be monitored and should have an SLA with Microsoft. These capabilities will not be available when using Basic SKUs for any deployed product. For more info, see
  • Recommended Mitigation

    It is recommended to upgrade the basic Azure SQL Database to standard as a minimum. Please note that Azure SQL Database supports two purchasing models: vCore and DTU. For information about vCore and DTU purchasing models, see <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"></a>