Public Preview: Azure SQL updates for mid-November 2023
Published date: November 15, 2023
In mid-November 2023, the following updates and enhancements were made to Azure SQL:
• Improve the performance and scalability of Azure SQL Database Hyperscale elastic pools with the new premium-series, and memory optimized premium-series hardware options.
• Enable disaster recovery for Azure SQL Database at lower cost using standby replica which does not incur license costs.
• Replicate Azure SQL Managed Instance databases to SQL Server 2022 and in case of disaster, failover online SQL Server 2022 databases to Azure SQL Managed Instance using the link feature.