Backup on-premises SQL DB to Azure, Test-restore the DB to a SQL server running in an IaaS VM
I want to on-premises backup SQL DBs to Azure and test the sanity of the backup point by restoring it to an Azure IaaS VM which has SQL server installed in it
Or alternatively, restore to SQL server on a VM that is in a different subscription. The use case here is validating our production system backup - we don't have any non-production SQL servers in the same location/subscription.
We do have some in a different Dev/test subscription because of our Visual Studio/MSDN licencing - they're all on connected VNETs and the subscriptions are linked so all managed through the same portal login. I don't really want to spin up a new SQL server just for a test restore and not in my production subscription. Is there a way around this?
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