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General availability: SQL Database auto-failover groups

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

In Azure SQL Database, auto-failover groups are now generally available. They extend active geo-replication with the following capabilities: 

  • Geo-replication of a group of databases
  • Transparent manual or automatic group failover
  • Independent routing to secondary databases for load balancing of read-only workloads

For more information, see the blog post


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