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Disaster Recovery to Azure using Azure Site Recovery is now GA

Azure Site Recovery can consistently replicate, protect, and seamlessly failover virtual machines directly to Microsoft Azure. With automated protection, continuous health monitoring, one-click orchestration, and recovery in Azure, ASR is an integral part of Microsoft’s strategy to provide hybrid cloud business continuity solutions for any customer.

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Introducing Elastic Scale preview for Azure SQL Database

Today we are announcing the public preview of Elastic Scale for Azure SQL Database. The new Elastic Scale capabilities simplify the process of scaling out (and in) a cloud application’s data tier by streamlining development and management.

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SQL Server AlwaysOn and ILB

Internal load balancing (ILB) for Azure services was previewed in May 2014 and went into General Availability in July. Today, we are excited to bring both these technologies together; SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Groups can now be run with ILB. Availability Group is SQL Server’s flagship solution for high availability and disaster recovery.

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Azure SQL Database Point in Time Restore

In this final post in our series on Business Continuity I’m going to look at point-in-time restore, a self-service feature available for Basic, Standard, and Premium databases.