Azure Database Migration Service

Accelerate your transition to the cloud

Accelerate your database migration

Reduce the complexity of your cloud migration by using a single comprehensive service instead of multiple tools. The public preview release of Azure Database Migration Service is designed as a seamless, end-to-end solution for moving on-premises SQL Server databases to the cloud.

Finish faster with our guided process

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’ve chosen a SQL Server on-premises database to migrate to Azure SQL Database, Azure SQL Database Managed Instance or SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines, it’s easy to get started:

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

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SQL Database

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Virtual Machines

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Start migrating databases to Azure easily and securely