Azure Database Migration Service

Accelerate your journey to the cloud

Speed your database migration

For assessment and migration, choose the seamless end-to-end solution for moving on-premises SQL Server and Oracle databases to the cloud. Azure Database Migration Service provides assessment reports that guide you through exactly what you need to do prior to performing a migration. Our service efficiently handles Oracle database schema conversion to the target schema of your choice. When you are ready, the service will migrate the source database to Azure for you.

Finish faster with our guided process

Reduce the complexity of your cloud migration by using one comprehensive service instead of a patchwork of tools. No specialty skills are required to get reliable outcomes with our highly-resilient and self-healing migration. The options presented through the guided process are easy to understand and implement—so you can get the job done right the first time.

Ready to get started?

Once you have chosen a SQL Server or Oracle on-premises database to migrate to Azure SQL Database, Azure SQL Database Managed Instance, or SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines, it is easy to get started:

  1. Request a limited preview
  2. Start your free Azure account, or log in to your existing account
  3. Set up site-to-site connectivity with ExpressRoute or VPN
  4. Start Azure Database Migration Service

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Start migrating databases to Azure easily and securely