Evaluate strategies for migrating to Azure SQL

Intermediate
Data Engineer
Database Administrator
Azure
SQL Database
SQL Managed Instance
SQL Server on Virtual Machines
SQL Server

Describe database migration options and tools on Azure. Understand how compatibility level affects database behavior. Describe Azure private and public preview options.

Learning objectives

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Evaluate different Azure migration options when moving your SQL environment to the cloud.
  • Understand how SQL Server compatibility level affects database behavior.
  • Understand the differences between private and public preview options.

Prerequisites

  • Experience creating and configuring resources using the Azure portal.
  • Ability to create an on-premises SQL Server database.
  • Ability to write SQL statements at a beginner level.