A data service is not a database

Pablo Castro fa un po’ di chiarezza su Astoria a seguito di alcune domande ricevute dopo il lancio di Astoria online services:  

A class of questions that we are getting are “database questions”. Things such as “how can I enforce a constraint” or “can I create an index?” or “what if I want to use hints in my queries”.

I think that a key thing to understand is that a data service is not a database. There are many aspects that are fundamentally different when you design, secure, deploy, do capacity planning and such between these two

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