With Azure SQL Database you can allocate DTUs to a database. DTU stand for Database Transaction Units, which is how azure SQL Database measures compute power. In an elastic pool multiple databases can share DTUs amongst themselves as and when they need them which can results in better performance and cost savings.
This video will
- Show you how to create a SQL elastic pool
- Assign databases to a SQL elastic Pool
- Discuss some of the advantages and disadvantages
Any questions please feel free to leave them in the comments