Posted On: Apr 24, 2017

Amazon EC2 now offers SQL Server Enterprise Edition in the Amazon Web Services China (Beijing) Region Operated by Sinnet running on any instance type with a minimum of 4 vCPUs, including M4, R4, and several other instance types. You can now launch SQL Server Enterprise on Windows Server 2012R2 and Windows Server 2016 operating systems.

With this offering, you can now leverage important SQL Server Enterprise features such as AlwaysOn for high availability, deeper security through enhanced encryption, and advanced real-time analytics capabilities with in-memory processing. All SQL Server versions integrate with Amazon EBS, enabling you to take advantage of the persistence and high performance (such as provisioned IOPS) for all your databases.

You can launch your SQL Server Enterprise Edition AMI directly from the Amazon Management Console.