Pay-as-you-go now available for SQL Server 2019
SQL Server, enabled by Azure Arc, extends Azure services on-premises, and manages your SQL Server estate from the Azure portal for a more unified and streamlined management experience. Monitor the health of your SQL Servers with SQL assessment—available at no additional cost—and bring enhanced security capabilities through Microsoft Defender for Cloud.
Use cloud-native features including a new pay-as-you-go model and pay for only what you use.
Get to know Azure SQL, the family of SQL cloud databases
Benefit from a consistent, unified experience across your entire SQL portfolio and a full range of deployment options from edge to cloud. The Azure SQL family of SQL cloud databases provides flexible options for app migration, modernization and development.
Protect and manage all your data
|2 GHz or faster processor, 2 cores|
|At least 4GB RAM|
Hard disk space
|Super-VGA 800 x 600 or higher resolution monitor|
Internet access (fees may apply)
Windows: Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016, or Windows 8 to Windows 10
Supported client operating systems
Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Macintosh OS X versions 10.5 to 10.8.
You must accept the enclosed Licence Terms, also at microsoft.com/useterms
|Linux: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.3, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2, or Ubuntu 16.04, Docker Engine 1.8+ for container-based deployments • 3.25 GB RAM • XFS or EXT4 file system|
.NET 4.6 (required when selecting Database Engine, Master Data Services, Replication).
|Actual installation requirements will vary based on your system configuration and the applications and features you choose to install. Visit the SQL Server TechNet library at https://technet.microsoft.com/library/ms143506.aspx for detailed hardware and software installation requirements for SQL Server 2019. For instructions on how to install SQL Server 2019 on Linux visit|