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General availability: vCore-based purchasing model for SQL databases and elastic pools

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

The vCore-based purchasing model for the Azure SQL Database Elastic Pool and Single Database deployment options is generally available.

The vCore-based purchasing model reflects our commitment to customer choice by providing flexibility, control, and transparency. As an additional benefit, the vCore-based model makes the Elastic Pool and Single Database options eligible for up to 55 percent savings with the Azure Hybrid Benefit for SQL Server.

For more information, see the blog post.

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