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Azure RA GRS

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  • Does Microsoft allow customer to choose paired region for RA-GRS?

    Does Microsoft allow customer to restore data from Recovery Checkpoint in the of failover to Paired Region using RA-GRS

    Friday, December 08, 2017 2:53 AM

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  • Each Azure region is paired with another region within the same geography, together making a regional pair. The exception is Brazil South, which is paired with a region outside its geography. its pre-defined 

    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/best-practices-availability-paired-regions 

    If you chose Read-access geo-redundant storage (RA-GRS) (recommended) for your storage accounts, you will have read access to your data from the secondary region. You can use tools such as AzCopy, Azure PowerShell, and the Azure Data Movement library to copy data from the secondary region into another storage account in an unimpacted region, and then point your applications to that storage account for both read and write availability.

    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/storage/common/storage-disaster-recovery-guidance 

    Friday, December 08, 2017 8:07 AM