This article is part of a series on How to Configure Your Server for Discovery Hub
This guide is designed to provide the reader with an overview of the deployment of the data platform components of a Discovery Hub implementation on Azure SQL Database Managed Instance®.
Discovery Hub Architecture for Azure SQL Database Managed Instance
To deploy Discovery Hub successfully for an Azure SQL Database Managed Instance deployment, you will need to provision a Discovery Hub Application Server and an Azure SQL Database Managed Instance Environment.
1. Discovery Hub Application Server:
The Discovery Hub is deployed in Azure as Infrastructure as a Service (Iaas) and can be deployed through the Azure Marketplace. When deployed through the Azure Marketplace, the Discovery Hub is in a “Certified for Azure” IaaS environment, with IaaS support by Microsoft.
If SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) is going to be used as a data transfer mechanism, this must also be installed on the Application Server.
2. Configure your Azure SQL Database Managed Instance Environment
Azure SQL DB MI requires to be created in a VNET. To configure an Azure SQL Database Managed Instance environment, follow this guide: