Public preview: Zone redundant configuration for Azure SQL DB general purpose tier
Published date: 22 October, 2020
Now your new and existing Azure SQL Databases and elastic pools that use the general purpose tier can enable zone redundant configuration, now in preview. This feature utilizes Azure Availability Zones to replicate databases across multiple physical locations within an Azure region. By selecting zone redundancy, you can make your general purpose databases and elastic pools resilient to a much larger set of failures, including catastrophic datacenter outages, without any changes of the application logic.
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