Trace Flags in Azure SQL Database

Azure, SQL Server 2014, SQL Server 2016, TSQL
One of the ways that you take more direct control over your SQL Server instances is through the use of trace flags. There are a number that people recommend you enable by default. Prior to Extended Events for example, I'd say you should turn on trace flag 1222 in order to capture deadlock information on your server (now I just recommend you use the system_health session). I absolutely think you should turn on trace flag 2371 to get better behavior out of your automated statistics updates. There are others that I'll leave to all the systems experts to advise you on. What about Azure SQL Database? I doubt you'll be shocked, but if I try this: [crayon-5a6d49e42cf36802003514/] I get the following error: Msg 2571, Level 14, State 3, Line 1…
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