Azure SQL Database Managed Instance general purpose
Published date: September 24, 2018
Azure SQL Database Managed Instance general purpose will become generally available on October 1, 2018.
Managed Instance provides the best of SQL Server with the benefits of a fully-managed service, allowing you to migrate your on-premises workloads to the cloud with minimal changes. The general purpose performance tier provides balanced and scalable compute and storage options that fit most business workloads.