General availability: SQL Database auto-failover groups
Published date: 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.