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    July 2019

    24 Jul

    Azure Database Migration Service—Integration with Azure Migrate v2

    The integration of Azure Data Migration tools and Azure Database Migration Service with the Azure Migrate hub is now available in preview.

    • Azure Database Migration Service
    • Features
    15 Jul

    Announcing Azure Migration Program

    Azure Migration Program, which allows customers and partners to apply to work directly with Microsoft to plan and implement Azure migration projects, is now available. Using proven Microsoft cloud adoption methodologies, tools, resources, and best practices, you’ll simplify and accelerate your Azure cloud migration with an approach that’s tailored to your organization’s unique needs.

    • Azure Migrate
    • SQL Server on virtual machines
    • Azure Database Migration Service
    • Microsoft Inspire
    15 Jul

    MongoDB to Azure Cosmos DB online and offline migrations are now available

    Migrate from on-premises or cloud implementations of MongoDB to Azure Cosmos DB with minimal downtime by using Azure Database Migration Service.

    • Azure Database Migration Service
    • Features

    May 2019

    6 May

    Oracle to Azure Database for PostgreSQL online migration is in preview

    Perform online (minimal downtime) migrations of Oracle databases hosted on-premises or on a virtual machine (VM) to Azure Database for PostgreSQL by using Azure Database Migration Service. It enables resilient migrations of Oracle databases at scale and with high reliability.

    • Azure Database Migration Service
    • Features
    • Microsoft Build

    February 2019

    7 Feb

    Support for Amazon RDS for SQL Server to Azure SQL Database Managed Instance online migrations

    Migrate Amazon RDS for SQL Server to Azure SQL Database Managed Instance with minimal downtime by using generally available functionality in the Azure Database Migration Service.

    • Azure SQL Database
    • Azure Database Migration Service
    • Managed Instance
    • Services

    January 2019

    23 Jan

    Support for Amazon RDS for SQL Server to Azure SQL Database online migrations

    Migrate Amazon RDS for SQL Server to Azure SQL Database with minimal downtime by using generally available functionality in the Azure Database Migration Service.

    • Azure Database Migration Service
    • Azure SQL Database
    • Services
    23 Jan

    Support for Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL to Azure Database for PostgreSQL online migrations

    Access generally available functionality in the Azure Database Migration Service to migrate Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL to Azure Database for PostgreSQL while the source database remains online during migration.

    • Azure Database Migration Service
    • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
    • Services
    23 Jan

    Support for Amazon RDS for MySQL to Azure Database for MySQL online migrations

    Access generally available functionality in Azure Database Migration Service to migrate Amazon RDS for MySQL to Azure Database for MySQL while the source database remains online during migration.

    • Azure Database Migration Service
    • Azure Database for MySQL
    • Services
    9 Jan

    Support for SQL to Azure SQL Database online migrations

    Migrate SQL Server databases to Azure SQL Database with minimal downtime by using Azure Database Migration Service.

    • Azure SQL Database
    • Azure Database Migration Service
    • Services
    9 Jan

    Support for MySQL to Azure Database for MySQL online migrations

    Use Azure Database Migration Service to migrate MySQL databases hosted on-premises, on a virtual machine, or on AWS RDS MySQL, to Azure Database for MySQL while the source database remains online during migration.

    • Azure Database Migration Service
    • Azure Database for MySQL
    • Services
    9 Jan

    Support for PostgreSQL to Azure Database for PostgreSQL online migrations

    Use Azure Database Migration Service to migrate PostgreSQL databases hosted on-premises, on a virtual machine, or on AWS RDS PostgreSQL, to Azure Database for PostgreSQL while the source database remains online during migration.

    • Azure Database Migration Service
    • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
    • Services

    December 2018

    19 Dec

    Support for SQL to Azure SQL DB Managed Instance online migrations

    Users can now migrate SQL Server databases to Azure SQL Database Managed Instance with minimal downtime by using generally available functionality in the Azure Database Migration Service.

    • Azure Database Migration Service
    • Azure SQL Database
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services
    19 Dec

    Premium tier now available for the Azure Database Migration Service

    Azure Database Migration Service, the fully managed service designed for both operational database and data warehouse migrations, now supports offline and online migrations using the premium tier.

    • Azure Database Migration Service
    • Pricing & Offerings
    • Services

    September 2018

    24 Sep

    Azure Database Migration Service: SQL to Azure SQL DB Managed Instance online migrations

    Migrate SQL Server databases to Azure SQL Database Managed Instance with minimal downtime by using preview functionality in the Azure Database Migration Service.

    • Azure Database Migration Service
    • Azure SQL Database
    • Managed Instance
    • Microsoft Ignite
    • Services
    24 Sep

    Azure Database Migration Service: SQL to Azure SQL Database offline migration support

    Now generally available, the Azure Database Migration Service provides you the ability to assess SQL Server workloads running on-premises or on VMs, and to perform offline migrations to Azure SQL Database Managed Instance.

    • Azure Database Migration Service
    • Azure SQL Database
    • Microsoft Ignite
    • Services
    6 Sep

    Azure Database Migration Service: PostgreSQL to Azure DB for PostgreSQL migrations support

    The Azure Database Migration Service (DMS) provides users the ability to migrate on-premises PostgreSQL databases or PostgreSQL databases running in a virtual machine to Azure Database for PostgreSQL while the source database remains online during migration. To learn more about using DMS to perform online migrations with minimal downtime, see the article Migrate PostgreSQL to Azure Database for PostgreSQL.

    • Azure Database Migration Service
    • Services
    6 Sep

    Migration support for PostgreSQL to Azure DB for PostgreSQL

    Now in preview, you can migrate PostgreSQL databases to Azure Database for PostgreSQL with minimal downtime by using the Azure Database Migration Service (DMS). Use the Azure CLI to provision an instance of the DMS service and then perform migrations from PostgreSQL on-premises or with virtual machines to Azure Database for PostgreSQL.

    • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
    • Azure Database Migration Service
    • Services

    May 2018

    17 May

    General availability: Azure Database Migration Service

    The GA release of Azure Database Migration Service supports one-time migration from SQL Server to Azure SQL Database, and from SQL Server to Azure SQL Database Managed Instance.

    • Azure Database Migration Service
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services

    March 2018

    8 Mar

    Azure Database Migration Service: March update

    The March update to the Azure Database Migration Service includes support for migrations from SQL Server to Azure SQL Database Managed Instance.

    • Azure Database Migration Service
    • Features

    February 2018

    9 Feb

    Azure Database Migration Service: February updates

    February updates to Azure Database Migration Service include regional support for Southeast Asia and West India, provisioning in a specific resource group, auto-pause functionality, and improved guidance.

    • Azure Database Migration Service
    • Features
    • Regions & Datacenters

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