Adding Managed Instances to SQL Server Distributed Availability Groups

SQL Server Always On Availability Groups help you build a more highly available database server by spanning your database across two or more SQL Server instances. When the primary goes down, the secondary can take over. You can also scale out reads to the secondary servers. Distributed Availability Groups take this a step further and…
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How to Restore a SQL Server Database into Azure SQL DB Managed Instances Redux

Anything Brent Can Do There’s some things you can do with Managed Instances, and some ways you can look at data that you can’t do elsewhere. For instance, you have the ability to start an restore ASYNC — that means if your session drops, the restore will continue headlessly in the background. There’s nothing about…
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Azure SQL DB Managed Instances: We’re All GUIDs

Six is having problems adjusting to his clone status Some funny things happen when you create databases up in a Managed Instance. For Instance (HEH!), you may expect this to yield some fruitful results, but it Manages (HAH!) to defy logic. Transact-SQL CREATE DATABASE YourMom; SELECT * FROM sys.master_files WHERE name = 'YourMom'; 12345 CREATE DATABASE YourMom; SELECT…
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