Prepare for SQL Server 2008 End of Support

On July 9, 2019, support for SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 will end. That means the end of regular security updates. Don’t let your infrastructure and applications go unprotected. We’re here to help you migrate to current versions for greater security, performance and innovation.

Prepare for SQL Server 2008 End of Support

On July 9, 2019, support for SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 will end. That means the end of regular security updates. Don’t let your infrastructure and applications go unprotected. We’re here to help you migrate to current versions for greater security, performance and innovation.

End of support means the end of security updates, which can cause security and compliance issues and put applications and business at risk. We recommend upgrading to current versions for the most advanced security, performance, and innovation.

Migrate your workloads to Azure

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Customers can move legacy SQL Server environments to Azure SQL Database Managed Instance, a fully-managed data platform (PaaS) that offers a “version-free” option to eliminate concerns with end of support dates

2

Move to Azure Virtual Machines to get three years of Extended Security Updates at no additional charge and upgrade to a newer version when ready

3

Use existing licenses and save up to 55 percent with Azure Hybrid Benefit

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Azure SQL PaaS Service

Elasticity

Scale up or down quickly to meet computing demand

Total cost for ownership

Eliminates hardware costs and reduces administrative costs

High-availability

Guarantees that your database is up and running 99.99% of time, without worrying about maintenance and downtimes

Automatic Backups

Retain database backups beyond the 7-35 days. You can then restore any backup as a new database.

Active Geo-replication

Azure SQL Database feature that allows you to create readable replicas of your database in the same or different data center (region)

Top reasons to migrate to Azure SQL

Migrate your SQL Server databases without changing your apps

SQL Database Managed Instance. gives you the best of SQL Server, plus the operational and cost benefits of an intelligent, fully managed service

Maximize ROI by migrating to the cloud

Reduce the burden of data-tier management and save time and costs by migrating workloads to the cloud

Migrate massive databases and scale up to 100 TB

Get rapid, dynamic storage with SQL Database Hyperscale—the new, high performance database scaling technology

Optimize performance with built-in intelligence

Intelligent performance tuning uses built-in intelligence with machine learning and adaptive technologies to continuously optimize database performance in real time

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