Discover an intelligent and scalable platform that is compatible across a broad array of SQL Server engines. Take an in-depth look at Azure SQL Database and Azure SQL Managed Instance—and see how to use your existing SQL Server skills to get started with your on-premises migration. Get the Professional Azure SQL Managed Database Administration e-book for detailed, easy-to-follow guidance and activity plans to help you deploy, configure, and manage your own SQL Databases with Azure. Read the technical implementation guide to learn how to:
- Migrate existing SQL Server instances to Azure SQL or provision a new Azure SQL database.
- Backup and restore Azure SQL databases.
- Monitor and optimize the performance of your cloud database to meet your needs.
- Automate common management tasks using PowerShell.
- Ensure your data and applications are highly available and have disaster recovery.
- Modernize your existing applications with Azure SQL Managed Instance.