MS SQL database hosting

Last updated on February 21, 2024

DoIT’s Microsoft Database Hosting Team provides a wide range of Microsoft SQL Server (MSSQL) database consulting and hosting options for your application.


  • High availability
  • Managed backups
  • Disaster recovery options
  • Secure environment
  • Monitoring
  • Database Performance Tuning

Getting started

To get started, please fill out the database request form.


  • Shared Database Hosting: Shared database hosting (sharing a SQL Server with other applications) is a cost-effective option if you do not need to have your database on a dedicated Windows Server VM
  • Host your own: The Microsoft Database Hostingteam can provide assistance if you require your own Server or VM. Our team will help provide a standard SQL Server installation on a dedicated Windows Server VM.


The rates for SQL server database is based on the size of the database.

Database size Price*
0-1GB $8 / month
1-5GB $16 / GB / month
More than 5GB $14.5 / GB / month

* Please note: The charges are inclusive of support for database administrative (DBA) work, however application-specific DBA support, such as a request for database restore, is not included in the charges. Charges here are applied based on the DBA time spent on the request.

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