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August 2022

3 Aug

Azure SQL—Public preview updates for early August 2022

IN PREVIEW

Public preview enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL in early August 2022

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features

July 2022

19 Jul

Generally available: Premium-series hardware for Azure SQL Managed Instance

NOW AVAILABLE

Leverage new Azure SQL Managed Instance premium-series hardware based on the latest Intel CPUs that offers significantly improved performance and scalability.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Management
  • Microsoft Inspire
  • Features

June 2022

23 Jun

Azure SQL—Public preview updates for late June 2022

IN PREVIEW

Public preview updates made in late June 2022 for Azure SQL.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
23 Jun

Azure SQL—Generally available updates for late June 2022

NOW AVAILABLE

Generally available updates made in late June 2022 for Azure SQL.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
22 Jun

Public preview: Link feature in Azure SQL MI for SQL Server 2016

IN PREVIEW

SQL Server 2016 customers can now use Azure without migrating through offloading analytics or read-only workloads to Azure SQL Managed Instance (MI).

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Open Source
  • Features
8 Jun

Azure SQL—Generally available updates for early June 2022

NOW AVAILABLE

Generally available updates made in early June 2022 for Azure SQL.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
8 Jun

Public preview: Microsoft Purview access policies for Azure SQL Database

IN PREVIEW

Use Microsoft Purview to manage access to your SQL sources using access policies.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Microsoft Purview
  • Features

May 2022

24 May

Generally available: Ledger in Azure SQL Database

NOW AVAILABLE

Enable proof that your database has not been tampered with and restore it back to the original value if needed by enabling ledger in Azure SQL Database.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
24 May

Public preview: Azure Synapse Link for SQL

IN PREVIEW

Synapse Link for SQL enables seamless near-real-time data movement from relational sources to analytical stores without the need to build ETL pipelines.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Management
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
24 May

Public preview: New modern capabilities for Azure SQL Database

IN PREVIEW

Simplify and expedite application development and reduce time-to-market with new features for Azure SQL Database.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
11 May

Azure SQL—Generally available updates for early May 2022

NOW AVAILABLE

General availability enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features

April 2022

27 Apr

Generally available: Azure SQL Database storage limits increase for selected compute sizes

NOW AVAILABLE

Data storage limits have increased over 30% for selected mid-size compute configurations to help reduce costs.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
27 Apr

Azure SQL—Generally available updates for late April 2022

NOW AVAILABLE

Generally available enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
27 Apr

Azure SQL—Public preview updates for late April 2022

IN PREVIEW

Public preview enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
13 Apr

General availability: Zone redundancy for Azure SQL Database general purpose tier

NOW AVAILABLE

Make your general purpose provisioned and serverless Azure SQL databases and elastic pools more resilient with catastrophic datacenter outages, without any changes of the application logic by selecting zone redundancy.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
13 Apr

Azure SQL—Public preview updates for mid-April 2022

IN PREVIEW

Public preview enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
13 Apr

Public preview: Azure SQL Database Hyperscale reverse migration to general purpose tier

IN PREVIEW

Easily move your previously migrated databases on Azure SQL Database Hyperscale back to the general purpose tier.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Management
  • Features

March 2022

30 Mar

Azure SQL—Public preview updates for late March 2022

IN PREVIEW

Public preview enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL in late March 2022.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
16 Mar

Azure SQL—Public preview updates for mid-March 2022

IN PREVIEW

Public preview enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
2 Mar

Azure SQL—General availability updates for early March 2022

NOW AVAILABLE

Public preview enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features

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