Rehost your SQL Server to Azure Virtual Machines for manageability and cost optimization


Running SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines provides a suite of free manageability capabilities that are available only on Azure, and which make it easier to run in a cost effective, secured and optimized manner. Microsoft introduced the Azure SQL family of database services to provide customers with a consistent, unified experience across an entire SQL portfolio and a full range of deployment options from edge to cloud. As a SQL Server customer, you can migrate your SQL workloads to SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines while making the most of your current SQL Server license investments and benefit from the manageability