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    June 2019

    Jun 26

    New Managed Instance Contributor role enhances security of Azure SQL Database Managed Instance

    Azure SQL Database Managed Instance now introduces new Azure RBAC role Managed Instance Contributor designed with a minimum set of permissions required to provision and operate managed instance.

    Jun 24

    Public endpoint for data traffic is globally available for Azure SQL Database managed instance

    Public endpoint enabling data traffic from the Internet and outside the virtual network is now globally available for Azure SQL Database managed instance. This capability unlocks new enterprise integration scenarios between managed instance and other information systems such are multi-tenant Azure services Power BI, Azure App service, CRM, DWH and numerous other services on the Internet.

    Jun 24

    Enhanced management capabilities to release unused subnets and create databases available for Azure SQL Database managed instance

    Azure SQL Database Managed Instance now offers new management capabilities: Immediate release of network subnet upon deletion of the last managed instance residing in it, and new options to create instance databases through Azure Portal, API and PowerShell.

    February 2019

    Feb 26
    Feb 7

    Data Migration Assistant support for target readiness assessment for Azure SQL DB Managed Instance

    Data Migration Assistant support for target readiness assessment for Azure SQL DB Managed Instance is now available

    Feb 7

    Support for Amazon RDS for SQL Server to Azure SQL Database Managed Instance online migrations

    Migrate Amazon RDS for SQL Server to Azure SQL Database Managed Instance with minimal downtime by using generally available functionality in the Azure Database Migration Service.

    December 2018

    Dec 19

    Dev/test pricing for Azure SQL Database Managed Instance is now available

    Dev/test pricing is now available for SQL Database Managed Instance as part of the Azure Enterprise dev/test offer, providing a cost-effective way to run your development and testing workloads on Azure SQL Database.

    November 2018

    Nov 28

    Azure SQL DB Managed Instance recommendation for Database Migration Assistant

    Azure SQL Database Managed Instance SKU Recommendation for Database Migration Assistant is now in preview.

    October 2018

    Oct 31

    Azure SQL Database managed instance business critical tier

    The business-critical performance tier will be generally available for Azure SQL Database Managed Instance on December 1, 2018. Save up to 80 percent off the license-included full price when you apply Azure Hybrid Benefit for SQL Server and reserved capacity pricing.

    September 2018

    Sep 24

    Azure Database Migration Service: SQL to Azure SQL DB Managed Instance online migrations

    Migrate SQL Server databases to Azure SQL Database Managed Instance with minimal downtime by using preview functionality in the Azure Database Migration Service.

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