Azure Arc enabled SQL Managed Instance Overview

Azure Arc enabled SQL Managed Instance is an Azure SQL data service that can be created on the infrastructure of your choice.

Note

As a preview feature, the technology presented in this article is subject to Supplemental Terms of Use for Microsoft Azure Previews.

The latest updates are available in the release notes.

For the current update, deployment of Arc data controller in direct connectivity mode is only supported from Azure portal.

Description

Azure Arc enabled SQL Managed Instance has near 100% compatibility with the latest SQL Server database engine, and enables existing SQL Server customers to lift and shift their applications to Azure Arc data services with minimal application and database changes while maintaining data sovereignty. At the same time, SQL Managed Instance includes built-in management capabilities that drastically reduce management overhead.

Next steps

Learn more about Features and Capabilities of Azure Arc enabled SQL Managed Instance

Azure Arc enabled Managed Instance high availability

Start by creating a Data Controller

Already created a Data Controller? Create an Azure Arc enabled SQL Managed Instance