The rollout process for the feature wave has reached its final stage – here are the details:
[Completed] All instancesondev/test subscriptions are enrolled in the feature wave and have access to the new benefits and features.
[Completed] Instancesonproduction subscriptionscreated after October 2023 within eligible subnets in any region, are enrolled in the feature wave automatically and have access to the new benefits and features.
[In Progress] Remaining instances onproduction subscriptions will be enrolled in the feature wave gradually and automatically in the following months. Enrollment happens automatically as part of regular updates during configured maintenance windows, honoring Azure Safe Deployment Practices.
All new instances on production subscriptions are enrolled in the feature wave by default if they are created in eligible subnets. The following subnet types are eligible:
Subnets that are empty (either new or existing)
Non-empty subnets that contain only instances with the feature wave enabled
Q: My instance is not yet enrolled in the feature wave – is there anything I can do to speed up the process?
A: Please be patient for a little longer – the feature wave will become available for all SQL Managed Instances over the next several months.
Q: Why is the rollout of the feature wave slower than typical Azure SQL rollouts?
A: Feature wave contains significant new capabilities and benefits, so the rollout process needs to take longer than usual. Therefore, we’re enabling the feature wave incrementally, instead of all-at-once.
In this article, we announced the general availability of the November 2022 feature wave for SQL Managed Instance, and explained how you can leverage all the new features and passive benefits for your Azure SQL Managed Instances.
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