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    Posts by: Alexander (Sasha) Nosov

    Azure SQL Database now supports transparent geographic failover of database groups

    Thursday, May 11, 2017

    The built-in geo-replication feature has been generally available to SQL Database customers since 2014. During this time one of the most common customer requests has been about supporting transparent failover with automatic activation. Today we are happy to announce a public preview of auto-failover groups that extends geo-replication with the following additional capabilities:

    Principal Program Manager, Azure SQL Database