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