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Backup storage cost savings for Azure SQL Database and Managed Instance

Published date: August 05, 2020

Azure SQL Database and Managed Instance provide point in time restore (PITR) with ability to recover databases within a minute granularity. Today, you can set the PITR backup retention period to as low as one day for active, and zero days for deleted databases compared to the previous seven days minimum. Automated compression of backups for databases with transparent data encryption(TDE) is now up to 30 percent more efficient in backup storage space consumption.

Learn how to fine tune your backup storage costs.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features