Microsoft SQL Server 2022 will integrate on Azure
Microsoft has done SQL Server 2022 (opens in a new tab)latest version of flagship database software products, available for general release.
The tech giant claims this is the most “Azure-powered SQL Server release” since the software was first announced in 1989, and it will also be the software’s first major update. for three years.
The new solutions are part of Microsoft’s Intelligent Data Platform, a cloud platform launched in May 2022 that fully integrates database, analytics, and data governance.
Microsoft’s SQL Server 2022 Update
Microsoft says SQL Server 2022 will bring improved integrations with many Microsoft Azure services, such as the Azure Synapse Link data analytics platform and as well as the Microsoft Purview data governance solution.
According to the company, these will make it “easier for customers to understand, predict, and govern from their data at scale.”
Additionally, the company claims improved Azure integration also includes managed disaster recovery (DR) for Azure SQL Managed Instance, along with “near-real-time analytics”. It says these features will allow database administrators to manage regions of their data with greater flexibility and minimal impact on end users.
The update apparently also includes a simple connection to the Azure Arc agent, as part of the default setup process for SQL Server 2022.
Microsoft says this will enable additional capabilities, such as a single view of all SQL Servers deployed on-premises, in Azure, and other clouds, and on-premises data protection. with Microsoft Defender for the Cloud.
Additionally, integration with Azure Arc will also apparently include support for Microsoft’s Single Sign-On, the company’s security solution. identity management softwareand Azure Active Directory, as well as pay-as-you-go.
Users can leave their feedback on the new software by visiting Microsoft’s SQL Server Feedback Portal (opens in a new tab). They can also enhance their knowledge through Microsoft Learn’s SQL Server 2022 Modules (opens in a new tab) and SQL Server 2022 Conference. (opens in a new tab)