As every option available in Azure and particularly talking about SQL, for the classic question about What option is better for me? The classic answer is still valid and this is “It depends”. Your necessity or your business workload or architectural design would influence in a determinant way with your decision.
In this article, I am going to explain in a sort of step-by-step guide an approach for configuring a new Azure SQL Managed Instance from now in advance called simply SQL MI. It is so important to distinguish that exist different ways to arrive at the same result, but the most important is to understand the core concepts.