In the Sitecore #azure slack channel there are often discussions about pricing, scaling and performance. A common best practice which is shared in this channel is the use of Elastic Pools for your SQL databases. In this article I our findings, how you can compute the costs for elastic pools and how it will affect performance, as opposed to the default Sitecore ARM templates.
PS: the costs I share are all retrieved from the Azure pricing calculator and are not actual prices from my company – I will never share these.
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