Thursday, August 15, 2019
Today, we are announcing the general availability (GA) of Microsoft Azure Ultra Disk Storage—a new Managed Disks offering that delivers unprecedented and extremely scalable performance with sub-millisecond latency for the most demanding Azure Virtual Machines and container workloads.
Thursday, August 1, 2019
We are excited to announce the preview of Azure Dedicated Host, a new Azure service that enables you to run your organization’s Linux and Windows virtual machines on single-tenant physical servers. Azure Dedicated Hosts provide you with visibility and control to help address corporate compliance and regulatory requirements.
Monday, July 8, 2019
Tomorrow, July 9, 2019, marks the end of extended support for SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2. These releases transformed the database industry, with all the core components of a database platform built-in at a fraction of the cost of other databases.
Monday, March 18, 2019
How do you back up your SQL Servers today? You could be using backup software that require you to manage backup servers, agents, and storage, or you could be writing elaborate custom scripts which need you to manage the backups on each server individually.
Thursday, February 7, 2019
Always On availability groups (AG) provide high availability and disaster recovery capabilities to your SQL Server database, whether on-premises, in the cloud, or a combination of both.
Thursday, December 13, 2018
We are excited to share that a new, automated way to configure high availability solutions for SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines (VMs) is now available using our SQL VM resource provider.
Monday, November 26, 2018
Azure Hybrid Benefit (AHB) for SQL Server allows you to use on-premises SQL Server licenses to run SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines.
Monday, November 26, 2018
SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines is a cost-effective lift and shift method to run SQL Server on cloud with full control of the version, edition of SQL Server, Operating System, and the VM size.
Thursday, June 7, 2018
Earlier this week, Corey Sanders announced the preview of a new Azure Backup capability to backup SQL workloads running inside Azure Virtual Machines and I am excited to share some details in this blog post.
Monday, October 2, 2017
We are excited to announce that SQL Server 2017 images on Linux and Windows are now available in the Azure Marketplace! Deploying SQL Server in Azure VMs combines the industry-leading performance and security, built-in artificial intelligence, and business intelligence of SQL Server, now available on both Linux and Windows, with the flexibility, security, and hybrid connectivity of Azure.