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As Azure continues to grow, we want to keep you informed—so that we can plan for the future together. This product roadmap is the place to find out what’s new and what’s coming next. Let us know what you think by providing feedback and voting on items. You can also subscribe to notifications, so you’ll always be the in the know.

Azure SQL Database Managed Instance

Date updated: Thursday, May 24, 2018

Azure SQL Database Managed Instance is a new deployment option in Azure SQL Database that provides SQL Server compatibility and native virtual network support.

  • In preview
  • Database
  • SQL Database

Vulnerability assessment for Azure SQL Database now generally available

Date updated: Thursday, May 24, 2018

Now generally available, Vulnerability Assessment for Azure SQL Database provides you with a one-stop-shop to discover, track, and remediate potential database vulnerabilities.

  • Now available
  • Developer
  • ITDM

Higher database eDTU limits for standard elastic pools in Azure SQL Database

Date updated: Thursday, May 24, 2018

We're pleased to announce the general availability of an increase in the maximum eDTU limit per database in standard elastic pools.

  • Now available
  • Database

Azure SQL Database—Zone redundant premium databases and elastic pools

Date updated: Thursday, May 24, 2018

Azure SQL Database has added more fault resilience to premium databases by taking advantage of availability zones in select regions.

  • In preview
  • Database
  • SQL Database

Azure SQL Database and Data Warehouse transparent data encryption with customer managed keys

Date updated: Friday, May 25, 2018

Now available to the public, Azure SQL Database and Data Warehouse transparent data encryption offers Bring Your Own Key (BYOK) support with Azure Key Vault integration.

  • Now available
  • Developer
  • ITDM
  • BUILD2018

New standard tier performance levels in Azure SQL Database

Date updated: Thursday, May 10, 2018

New standard performance levels S4, S6, S7, S9, and S12 for single databases are now generally available.

  • Now available
  • Developer
  • ITDM

Azure Database Migration Service roadmap

Date updated: Thursday, May 24, 2018

Azure Database Migration Service is a service designed to provide a seamless, end-to-end solution for moving on-premises SQL Server, Oracle, and other relational databases to the Azure Data platform. The service supports migration of homogeneous/heterogeneous source-target pairs, and the guided migration process is easy to understand and implement.

  • Now available
  • Database

New purchasing model for Azure SQL Database

Date updated: Tuesday, April 10, 2018

We're pleased to announce the preview of a new vCore-based purchasing model for Azure SQL Database elastic pools and single databases.

  • In preview

Azure SQL Database—preview of read scale-out support in premium service

Date updated: Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Following the recent announcement of zone-redundant database support, we're further expanding the power of premium databases and elastic pools by including the read scale-out support.

  • Now available

Azure SQL Database information protection

Date updated: Friday, March 9, 2018

Now available in preview, SQL Information Protection introduces advanced capabilities built into Azure SQL Database for discovering, classifying, labeling, and protecting your sensitive data.

  • In preview
  • Database
  • SQL Database

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