Today Microsoft announced the Azure Backup for SQL Server in Azure Virtual Machines in General Availability! Azure Backup for SQL Server is an enterprise scale backup solutions that doesn’t need infrastructure deployment & management at all. With Azure Backup for SQL Server you can centrally manage and monitor SQL Server Standalone and Always On AG backups!
Some of the major features of Azure SQL Backup for SQL Server are 15 minute RPO, one click PIT restore, long term retention, encrypted database support, auto-protect new databases, centralized management and monitor and no infrastructure deployment and management!
Learn more at the announcement page: https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/azure-backup-for-sql-server-in-azure-virtual-machines-now-generally-available/
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