You also can download the eBook Migrating a SQL Server Database to Azure for free, and/or watch a great MVA training: Migrating SQL Server Databases to Azure
MVA training info:
If you’re an experienced SQL Server database administrator or developer and if you have a need to “lift and shift” databases to the cloud, this course is for you. Carl Rabeler, author of the Microsoft Press book Migrating SQL Server Databases to Azure, and Microsoft Senior Content Developer Chris Randall, who was the book’s technical reviewer, walk you through key topics.
Get an overview of SQL Server in Microsoft Azure, learn how to get started with SQL Server in an Azure Virtual Machine, and explore Azure SQL Database. Plus, find details on migrating a database to Azure, and learn more about authentication, authorization, and data resiliency. Don’t miss this opportunity to dive into securing and protecting your data in Azure in this SQL Server training, as you move to the cloud.
1 | Overview of SQL Server in Microsoft Azure
Get an introduction to the course, and explore the role of SQL Server technologies in a Microsoft Azure environment, including Azure Virtual Machines and Azure SQL Database.
2 | Getting Started with SQL Server in an Azure Virtual Machine
Learn how to provision Azure Virtual Machines using the SQL Server template from the Virtual Machine gallery.
3 | Getting Started with Azure SQL Database
See how to provision an Azure SQL Database, including logical servers, firewalls, and administrator accounts.
4 | Migrating a Database to Azure
Learn how to migrate existing databases from on-premises SQL Server, using a number of mechanisms.
5 | Authentication, Authorization, and Data Resiliency
Dive into securing and protecting your data in Azure.
- Get an overview of SQL Server in Microsoft Azure.
- Get started with SQL Server in an Azure Virtual Machine.
- Get started with an Azure SQL Database.
- Learn about migrating a database to Azure.
- Get the details on authentication, authorization, and data resiliency.
This course assumes that you have more than one year of database administration using Microsoft SQL Server.