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August 2022

Aug 3

Azure SQL—Public preview updates for early August 2022

IN PREVIEW

Public preview enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL in early August 2022

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features

July 2022

Jul 19

Generally available: Premium-series hardware for Azure SQL Managed Instance

NOW AVAILABLE

Leverage new Azure SQL Managed Instance premium-series hardware based on the latest Intel CPUs that offers significantly improved performance and scalability.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Management
  • Microsoft Inspire
  • Features

June 2022

Jun 22

Public preview: Link feature in Azure SQL MI for SQL Server 2016

IN PREVIEW

SQL Server 2016 customers can now use Azure without migrating through offloading analytics or read-only workloads to Azure SQL Managed Instance (MI).

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Open Source
  • Features

March 2022

Mar 30

Azure SQL—Public preview updates for late March 2022

IN PREVIEW

Public preview enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL in late March 2022.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
Mar 16

Azure SQL—Public preview updates for mid-March 2022

IN PREVIEW

Public preview enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
Mar 2

Azure SQL—Public preview updates for early March 2022

IN PREVIEW

Public preview enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features

February 2022

Feb 2

Public preview: Azure SQL updates for early February 2022

IN PREVIEW

Public preview enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
Feb 2

General availability: Azure SQL updates for early February 2022

NOW AVAILABLE

Generally available enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features

January 2022

Jan 19

Azure SQL—General availability updates for late January 2022

NOW AVAILABLE

General Availability enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features

December 2021

Dec 15

Azure SQL—General availability updates for December 2021

NOW AVAILABLE

General availability enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL for December 2021.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features

November 2021

Nov 10

Azure SQL—General availability updates for mid-November 2021 

NOW AVAILABLE

General availability enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL Managed Instance for mid-November 2021.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
Nov 2

Azure SQL—general availability updates for early November 2021

NOW AVAILABLE

General availability enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL Managed Instance in early November 2021.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
Nov 2

Azure SQL: Public preview updates for early November 2021

IN PREVIEW

Public preview enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL Managed Instance in mid-September 2021.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
Nov 2

Public preview updates to Azure SQL Managed Instance boosts performance, scale, and flexibility

IN PREVIEW

New investments in Azure SQL Managed Instance bring more performance, scale, and flexibility to your SQL workloads in this latest significant update to the service.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
Nov 2

Link feature in Azure SQL Managed Instance now in limited public preview

IN PREVIEW

The link feature in SQL Managed Instance reimagines SQL Server database replication to enable application migration with minimal downtime and offloading read-only workloads to secondaries in the cloud.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features

September 2021

Sep 15

Azure SQL—General availability updates for mid-September 2021 

NOW AVAILABLE

General availability enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL Managed Instance in mid-September 2021.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
Sep 1

Azure SQL Migration extension in Azure Data Studio in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Migrate SQL Server to Azure SQL using Azure Data Studio (preview) for a modern open-source, cross-platform, and hybrid unifying tooling experience for data operations across SQL Server and Azure databases.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Management
Sep 1

Azure SQL - General availability updates for early September 2021 

NOW AVAILABLE

General availability enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL Managed Instance in early September 2021.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Management
  • Features

June 2021

Jun 23

Azure SQL—public preview updates for late June 2021 

IN PREVIEW

Public preview enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL in late June 2021.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Management
  • Compliance
  • Features
Jun 23

Azure SQL—general availability updates for late June 2021 

NOW AVAILABLE

General availability enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL in late June 2021

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Management
  • Features

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