Disaggregated, high-performance block storage for SQL Server workloads on Azure VMware Solution (AVS)

Storage capacity and performance are common considerations when virtualizing enterprise-class Microsoft SQL Server (SQL Server) workloads in Azure VMware Solution (AVS). This whitepaper presents a technical discussion of how these capacity and performance challenges can be solved through the cost-efficient external block storage option offered by the Lightbits software-defined storage solution in Azure.