SQL Server Migration to Azure Live Show
Published Oct 11 2019 02:13 PM 3,145 Views



You’re invited to join the SQL Server Migration to Azure Live Show on October 14th (Part 1) and October 15th (Part 2) from 8-10AM PST.

Click here to register!


Part 1: Why migrate, migration options and tools

Part 2: Best practices, Expert advice for SQL Server Migration to Azure


We are pleased to invite you to the SQL Server Migration to Azure live show where members of Azure Data engineering, product marketing, and sales strategy teams will discuss why enterprises should migrate their on-prem databases to Azure, explore different SQL Server migration scenarios and options, and show how to migrate using Microsoft’s no-cost app assessment and database migration tools. Day two will be an in-depth look at cloud migration best practices and expert advice regarding your SQL Server migration to Azure.


Part 1: Monday, October 14th, 8-10 am PST


8-9am PST

  • Live show introduction and agenda
  • Why migrate to Azure? Enable innovation, enhance security, optimize costs
  • Why SQL Server is best on Azure
  • Choosing between SQL Server VMs, Azure SQL Database, and Azure SQL Database managed instance


9-10am PST

  • What's new with Azure SQL Database & SQL Server on Azure VMs
  • How to migrate using no-cost app assessment and migration tools from Microsoft
  • Data migration demo using Azure Migrate, Data Migration Assistant, and Azure Data Migration Service instance

Migration support and offers - Azure Migration Program and Azure Hybrid Benefit



Ajay Jagannathan, Principal Group Program Manager, Azure Data

Darmadi Komo, Business Strategy Manager

Debbi Lyons, Sr. Product Marketing Manager

Pradeep Raman, WW Solutions Sales Lead - Data & AI

Sanjay Soni, Worldwide Data & AI Readiness Lead

Shreya Verna, Sr. Program Manager, Azure Data

Venkata Raj Pochiraju, Principal Engineering Architect, Azure Data

Part 2: Tuesday, October 15th, 8:00 - 10:00 am PST  


8-9am PST

  • The business value of cloud migration
  • The technical value of cloud migration
  • Cloud migration best practices


9-10am PST

  • Picking a pilot database and application to migrate
  • Optimizing your Azure workload
  • Optimizing your database costs in the cloud
  • Azure Migration Program overview



Asad Khan, Partner Director Program Management, Azure Data

Kuldeep Chauhan, Senior Engineering Architect, Azure Data

Venkata Raj Pochiraju, Principal Engineering Architect, Azure Data

Debbi Lyons, Sr. Product Marketing Manager



Monday, October 14 - 15, 2019


8:00 am to 10:00 am (PST)





Audio will be streamed via your PC or device speakers.

Participate in our live Q&A session by entering your questions on the broadcast page


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