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Azure SQL Database published the first in the industry business continuity SLA for a relational database service

Published date: July 11, 2019

Azure SQL Database service has updated its service level agreement (SLA) to provide up to 99.995% availability.  In addition, we are introducing new financially backed SLAs for common business continuity metrics for the Business Critical service tier, including a 100% SLA for a 5 second recovery point objective (RPO) and a 100% SLA for a 30 second recovery time objective (RTO). Azure SQL Database is the first relational database service in the industry to offer such guarantees. For more information, see SLA for SQL Database



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