Azure SQL Database published the first in the industry business continuity SLA for a relational database service

Posted on 11 July 2019

Azure SQL Database service has updated its service level agreement (SLA) to provide up to 99.995% availability.  In addition, for the Business critical service tier it now offers a 100% SLA, backed by a full cost service credit, for common business continuity metrics, including a 5 second recovery point objective (RPO) and 30 second recovery time objective (RTO). Azure SQL Database is the first relational database service in the industry to offer such guarantees. For more information, see SLA for SQL Database