SQL Server Standard edition delivers basic data management and business intelligence database for departments and small organizations to run their applications and supports common development tools for on-premises and cloud, enabling effective database management with minimal IT resources.
Break down data silos
Gain insights from all your data by querying across your entire data estate without moving or replicating the data.
Choose your language and platform
Get the flexibility to use the language and platform of your choice with open source support. Run SQL Server on Linux containers with Kubernetes support or on Windows.
Rely on industry-leading performance
Take advantage of breakthrough scalability and performance to improve the stability and response time of your database—without making app changes. Get high availability for mission-critical applications, data warehouses, and data lakes.
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.