Databases

Fully managed, intelligent, and flexible cloud database services

Azure offers a choice of fully managed relational, NoSQL, and in-memory databases, spanning proprietary and open-source engines, to fit the needs of modern app developers. Infrastructure management—including scalability, availability, and security—is automated, saving you time and money. Focus on building applications while Azure managed databases make your job simpler by surfacing performance insights through embedded intelligence, scaling without limits, and managing security threats.

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Build modern cloud applications with an always up-to-date relational database service that includes serverless compute, hyperscale storage, and AI-powered and automated features to optimize performance and durability SQL Database
Migrate your SQL workloads to Azure while maintaining complete SQL Server compatibility, with all the benefits of a fully managed and evergreen platform as a service Azure SQL Managed Instance
Migrate your SQL workloads to Azure while maintaining complete SQL Server compatibility and operating system-level access SQL Server on Virtual Machines
Build scalable, secure, and fully managed enterprise-ready apps on open-source PostgreSQL, scale out single-node PostgreSQL with high performance, or migrate PostgreSQL and Oracle workloads to the cloud Azure Database for PostgreSQL
Deliver high availability and elastic scaling to open-source mobile and web apps with a managed community MySQL database service, or migrate MySQL workloads to the cloud Azure Database for MySQL
Deliver high availability and elastic scaling to open-source mobile and web apps with a managed community MariaDB database service Azure Database for MariaDB
Build applications with guaranteed low latency and high availability anywhere, at any scale, or migrate Cassandra, MongoDB, and other NoSQL workloads to the cloud Azure Cosmos DB
Power fast, scalable applications with an open-source-compatible in-memory data store Redis Cache
Accelerate your transition to the cloud using a simple, self-guided migration process Azure Database Migration Service
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