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In today’s blog/video I’ll walk through using the Data Migration Assistant to assess for migrating an on premises SQL Server Database to an Azure SQL Database. For those who are unaware, the Data Migration Assistant enables you to upgrade to a modern data platform by detecting compatibility issues that can impact database functionality on your Azure SQL Database, as well as SQL Server on an Azure VM. It also recommends performance and reliability improvements.
This tool is free and available for download. Let’s take a look:
The Data Migration Assistant is a great free tool for detecting compatibility issues before you begin migration to a modern data platform. I hope this demo was helpful. If you have questions or need help using this tool or any Azure tool or resource, you’re in the right place. Click the link below or contact us—we’re here to help.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
I am an IT professional with over 20+ years of progressive technical experience with managing, consulting, software development, data integration architecture, data warehousing, and business intelligence development projects. The focus of my work is to work closely with stakeholders to develop architecture frameworks that align with organizational strategy, processes, and IT assets. Specializing in Business Intelligence (BI), Data Warehousing, database architecture, design and implementation, performance tuning and troubleshooting.
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