If you have an interest in using a "SQL Server in the cloud" as a way to absolve yourself from worrying about SQL Server security - please remember to check the security documentation here first. As always - your security mileage may vary and you will still be dealing with security challenges. However, for the record, I am firm believer in cloud solutions in most instances. There are very few people who can do security better than most vetted cloud providers. Let them do the grunt work while you focus on business - and securing your application!
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