Migrate your databases to Azure
Simplify your database migration to the cloud
Accelerate your database migration to the cloud
Reduce the complexity of your cloud migration by using a single, comprehensive service instead of multiple tools. Use the Azure Database Migration Service for a seamless, end-to-end solution to move on-premises SQL Server, Oracle and other relational databases to the cloud on Virtual Machines or on database as a service solutions.
Databases on Virtual Machines
Get the flexibility of virtualisation for a wide range of database solutions with Azure Virtual Machines – supporting Linux, Windows Server, SQL Server, Oracle, IBM and SAP. Reduce CAPEX with the pay-as-you-go model, enabling rapid data development and deployment along with hybrid infrastructure capabilities.
Database as a service
Automate basic database administration tasks – from daily management to performance optimisation – with a fully managed platform that ensures availability and performance. Put your databases on autopilot.
Database migration approach
Assess and plan your database migration to understand the steps you need to take for a seamless move to the cloud.
Assess your data management estate to learn the maturity of your data-related workload to identify opportunities for improving your database platform.
Obtain business and technical guidance to migrate to the modern data platform.
Simplify your migration planning process by mapping your hardware and software environment with a powerful inventory, assessment and reporting tool.
See how other companies made the move and realised benefits by migrating their databases to the cloud.
Get up to date with tools and guidance from the Microsoft engineering team to help make the move to Azure.
Find the right partners to help you modernise your data platform.
Begin migrating your databases to Microsoft Azure.
Acquire the cloud skills you need, at your own pace.
Engage with Microsoft experts and peers from the market to discuss challenges around the migration process.
Automate your database migration to SQL Server from Microsoft Access, DB2, MySQL, Oracle and SAP ASE.
Upgrade to a modern data platform by detecting compatibility issues that can affect database functionality on your new version of SQL Server.
Streamline your database migration to the cloud with minimal application downtime.
If you are an independent software vendor, see how the data accelerator programme can help you to modernise your apps across on-premises and cloud.
Improve your operational efficiency and uncover new insights to make informed decisions faster.
Evaluate a targeted version of SQL for a given workload with a new A/B testing solution for SQL Server upgrades.
Help expand your platform with Azure data services such as Power BI and Azure HDInsights.
Protect all your major IT systems and ensure applications work when you need them most.
Transform your company’s data to support informed decision making with self-service BI capabilities.
Analyse massive amounts of data in real time to deliver better experiences and make informed decisions.
Accelerate your implementation process with Azure training and certification.