SQL Managed Instance

Azure SQL Managed Instance provides a PaaS offering with features and management options similar to SQL Server on-premises.

SQL Managed Instance

Azure SQL Managed Instance provides a PaaS offering with features and management options similar to SQL Server on-premises.

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Managed Instance link, a feature that replicates SQL Server database to Azure SQL Managed Instance, can place data closer to users and assist migration, but has size and compatibility limits.

Sidebar provides a technical discussion of how Azure Arc enabled data services work.

Azure Arc enabled data services offers a method to deploy select Azure PaaS database services on-premises, in third-party clouds, and in Azure Kubernetes Services.

Azure SQL Managed Instance continues to receive new capabilities that make it more like SQL Server on-premises, providing a destination for migration

Azure SQL Managed Instance expands enterprise management and security controls, removing more barriers to migration.

SQL Server 2012 leaves Extended support in July 2022; organizations need to migrate databases and applications or pay for Extended Support Updates to minimize risks.

In this Webinar, a panel of DOM analysts analyzes plans announced at Microsoft's Ignite online event and other milestones on Microsoft's technology roadmap.
In this Webinar, a panel of DOM analysts analyzes plans announced at Microsoft's Ignite online event and other milestones on Microsoft's technology roadmap.

Azure Arc enabled data services Directly Connected mode simplifies deployment, security, and monitoring but requires a continuous connection to Azure and other Azure services.

SQL Server 2022, released to private preview, is expected to have a combination of Azure-connected features and traditional performance, security, and availability features.