SQL Server on Azure virtual machines brings cloud agility, elasticity and scalability benefits to SQL Server workloads. SQL virtual machine offers full control on the operating system , virtual machine size, storage subsystem, and the level of manageability needed for your workload.
Today, most applications are running online transactional processing (OLTP) transactions.
Today, we are announcing the general availability (GA) of Microsoft Azure Ultra Disk Storage—a new Managed Disks offering that delivers unprecedented and extremely scalable performance with sub-millisecond latency for the most demanding Azure Virtual Machines and container workloads.
We are excited to announce the preview of Azure Dedicated Host, a new Azure service that enables you to run your organization’s Linux and Windows virtual machines on single-tenant physical servers. Azure Dedicated Hosts provide you with visibility and control to help address corporate compliance and regulatory requirements.
Tomorrow, July 9, 2019, marks the end of extended support for SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2. These releases transformed the database industry, with all the core components of a database platform built-in at a fraction of the cost of other databases.
How do you back up your SQL Servers today? You could be using backup software that require you to manage backup servers, agents, and storage, or you could be writing elaborate custom scripts which need you to manage the backups on each server individually.
Always On availability groups (AG) provide high availability and disaster recovery capabilities to your SQL Server database, whether on-premises, in the cloud, or a combination of both.
We are excited to share that a new, automated way to configure high availability solutions for SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines (VMs) is now available using our SQL VM resource provider.
Azure Hybrid Benefit (AHB) for SQL Server allows you to use on-premises SQL Server licenses to run SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines.
SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines is a cost-effective lift and shift method to run SQL Server on cloud with full control of the version, edition of SQL Server, Operating System, and the VM size.