Azure SQL Capacity Planning: DTU or vCore?

Capacity planning process plays a critical role in migrating to an existing application or designing a brand new one. In the second part of this three-part series with Silvano Coriani, learn about the differences between DTU and vCore when planning for your Azure SQL Database. For an overview of Azure SQL Capacity planning, watch part one.

[00:55] Planning for Azure SQL DB deployment
[01:36] DTU model
[02:12] vCore model
[03:12] Differences between DTU model & vCore model
[03:46] DTU benchmark
[05:21] Translating DTU
[08:23] Demo
[11:00] Benefits of virtual cores
[12:45] vCores resource limits

Additional Resources:
Choose between the vCore and DTU purchasing models
vCore model overview
Service tiers in the DTU-based purchase model
Migrate Azure SQL Database from the DTU-based model to the vCore-based model
Query Performance Insight for Azure SQL Database
Troubleshoot with Intelligent Insights