Azure Database Migration Service
Accelerate your data migration to Azure.
Ease your database migration to Azure
Azure Database Migration Service is a tool that helps you simplify, guide, and automate your database migration to Azure. Easily migrate your data, schema, and objects from multiple sources to the cloud at scale.
Database-sensitive migration service moves data, schema, and objects to Azure
Easy-to-understand process helps you get the job done right the first time
Supports Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL, and MongoDB migration to Azure from on-premises and other clouds
Highly resilient and self-healing migration service provides reliable outcomes with near-zero downtime
Execute a complete migration with near-zero downtime
Migrate your database and server objects—including user accounts, agent jobs, and SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) packages—all at once.
Move widely used databases
Migrate your data to Azure from the most common database management systems. Whether you’re moving from an on-premises database or another cloud, Database Migration Service supports key migration scenarios such as SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL, and MongoDB.
Automate your database migrations
Save time and effort by automating your move to Azure with PowerShell. Database Migration Service works with PowerShell cmdlets to automatically migrate a list of databases.
Simplify your migration with a two-step process
Better prepare your database workloads to move to Azure using the suite of Azure migration tools. First, use Azure Migrate to discover your on-premises data estate, assess migration readiness, and choose the best destination for your databases. Then, use Database Migration Service to move your on-premises databases to Azure.
Easily migrate to Azure SQL with Azure Data Studio
Migrate your SQL Server databases to Azure with the new Azure SQL Migration extension for Azure Data Studio. Using a familiar data migration software interface, expedite on-premises migrations to Azure SQL Virtual Machines and Azure SQL Managed Instance with low or zero application downtime.
Assess your SQL Server databases prior to migration
Before migrating your SQL Server databases to the cloud, use the Azure SQL Migration extension in Azure Data Studio to assess them and identify any issues that might arise during migration. The extension offers a user-friendly interface to run the assessment and generate right-sized configuration recommendations to meet your workload performance requirements.
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Frequently asked questions about Database Migration Service
Database Migration Service migrates databases to Azure at scale. Azure Migrate discovers and assesses databases for readiness to move to Azure and recommends target SKUs. Azure Data Studio is a unified administration experience for data operations across SQL Server and Azure databases. You can now migrate your SQL Server databases to the cloud by installing the SQL Server Migration extension plug-in in Azure Data Studio.
Use Azure Migrate to discover and assess SQL Server databases for migration readiness. Azure Migrate identifies requirements before migration, recommends target migration SKUs in Azure, and generates an estimate of the cost to run the workload in Azure.