Exploring AWS RDS for SQL Server vs Azure SQL
I’m looking at moving to AWS RDS for SQL from Azure SQL. The biggest downside is the licensing.
Currently, I’m using a SQL Pool using the DTU model with 50/eDTUs (Standard Budget Friendly). That runs about $110/month, where 5 DBs share the resources.
On AWS RDS for SQL Server
Memory: 16 GiB
Changing to a vCore Model using Elastic Pool
Azure doesn’t provide the memory spec, but it’s 5.1 GB per vCore
Memory: 10.2 GB
Memory: 20.4 GB