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sys.federation_members (Azure SQL Database)

Updated: November 21, 2014

This topic is OBSOLETE. You can find the most current version in the SQL 14 Transact-SQL Reference. See sys.federation_members.

The current implementation of Federations will be retired with Web and Business service tiers.  Consider deploying custom sharding solutions to maximize scalability, flexibility, and performance.  For more information about custom sharding, see Scaling Out Azure SQL Databases.

Returns information on member to federation associations. Sys.federation_members is specific to Microsoft Azure SQL Database and is not supported in on-premises SQL Server.


Columns Data type Description



Reference to federation id.



The unique id of the federation member

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