Thinking about moving your database to the cloud

To help you evaluate your SQL Server database(s) readiness to move onto our public offering – SQL Azure, we have made available a new experimental online service - SQL Azure Compatibility Assessment   on SQL Azure Labs. This services checks compatibility of your schema. To use this service you need:

  • Live ID
  • A .dacpac extracted from your database

What you do not need:

  • Azure knowledge
  • Azure account

What you will get is a report listing the database objects not supported on SQL Azure, and the objects that need fix:

For detailed step by step instructions on how to use this service see the wiki article - http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/6246.aspx