The data mix, or choosing the data technologies, is the second most important decision for an Azure solution.
a. Introduction on Data persistence options in Azure. Relational vs NoSQL
b. SQL Server in VMs (IaaS)
c. SQL Database as a Service. Database Service Tiers
d. Architectural considerations for a Database in a shared environment
e. Azure Storage: Blobs, Tables and Queues introduction and what they have been designed for
f. Document DB