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November 2019

Nov 5

Azure SQL Database—Billing for managed instance backup storage is now in effect

NOW AVAILABLE

Managed instance backup storage billing went into effect November 1, 2019. Backup storage is free of charge up to sizes equal to the size of the provisioned storage, while any additional GB is charged at a fixed amount depending on region.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Managed Instance

July 2019

Jul 31

Managed Instance enhances security with network traffic containment within Azure cloud

NOW AVAILABLE

The network traffic of Azure SQL Database managed instance is now contained within Azure cloud by default. This update enhances the security and prevents exfiltration of data via Internet.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Managed Instance

June 2019

Jun 26

New Managed Instance Contributor role enhances security of Azure SQL Database Managed Instance

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure SQL Database Managed Instance now introduces new Azure RBAC role Managed Instance Contributor designed with a minimum set of permissions required to provision and operate managed instance.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Managed Instance
Jun 24

Public endpoint for data traffic is globally available for Azure SQL Database managed instance

NOW AVAILABLE

Public endpoint enabling data traffic from the Internet and outside the virtual network is now globally available for Azure SQL Database managed instance. This capability unlocks new enterprise integration scenarios between managed instance and other information systems such are multi-tenant Azure services Power BI, Azure App service, CRM, DWH and numerous other services on the Internet.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Managed Instance
Jun 24

Enhanced management capabilities to release unused subnets and create databases available for Azure SQL Database managed instance

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure SQL Database Managed Instance now offers new management capabilities: Immediate release of network subnet upon deletion of the last managed instance residing in it, and new options to create instance databases through Azure Portal, API and PowerShell.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Managed Instance

February 2019

Feb 26

Database rename is now supported in Azure SQL Database Managed Instance

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure SQL Database Managed Instance supports renaming databases.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Managed Instance
Feb 7

Data Migration Assistant support for target readiness assessment for Azure SQL DB Managed Instance

Data Migration Assistant support for target readiness assessment for Azure SQL DB Managed Instance is now available

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Managed Instance
Feb 7

Support for Amazon RDS for SQL Server to Azure SQL Database Managed Instance online migrations

NOW AVAILABLE

Migrate Amazon RDS for SQL Server to Azure SQL Database Managed Instance with minimal downtime by using generally available functionality in the Azure Database Migration Service.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Azure Database Migration Service
  • Managed Instance

December 2018

Dec 19

Dev/test pricing for Azure SQL Database Managed Instance is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Dev/test pricing is now available for SQL Database Managed Instance as part of the Azure Enterprise dev/test offer, providing a cost-effective way to run your development and testing workloads on Azure SQL Database.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Managed Instance

November 2018

Nov 28

Azure SQL DB Managed Instance recommendation for Database Migration Assistant

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure SQL Database Managed Instance SKU Recommendation for Database Migration Assistant is now in preview.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Managed Instance

October 2018

Oct 31

Azure SQL Database managed instance business critical tier

NOW AVAILABLE

The business-critical performance tier will be generally available for Azure SQL Database Managed Instance on December 1, 2018. Save up to 80 percent off the license-included full price when you apply Azure Hybrid Benefit for SQL Server and reserved capacity pricing.

  • Managed Instance
  • Azure SQL Database

September 2018

Sep 24

Azure Database Migration Service: SQL to Azure SQL DB Managed Instance online migrations

IN PREVIEW

Migrate SQL Server databases to Azure SQL Database Managed Instance with minimal downtime by using preview functionality in the Azure Database Migration Service.

  • Azure Database Migration Service
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Managed Instance

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