Database copy preview on Azure SQL Database Hyperscale


Database copy provides a way to create a transactionally consistent snapshot of the source database as a new database on the same server or different server. It also enables copy across regions, subscriptions, and Azure tenants using the same or different service level objective.

On Azure SQL Hyperscale the time taken by database copy depends on the source and destination chosen for the copy

If the destination is the same region as the source, then the copy is created from snapshots of blobs created by database backups. This kind of copy is a fast operation regardless of database size. If