First published on MSDN on Oct 13, 2017
Authored by firstname.lastname@example.org
Microsoft provides a suite of tools and services designed to assist users with migrating various types of source databases to a variety of target environments. A description of these tools and services is provided in the following sections.
Azure DMS is an Azure-based service that is now available in Public preview. Azure DMS currently:
During Public Preview, we are continuing to add functionality and source database types in anticipation of the General Availability release of the service.
DMA is a tool that:
SSMA is a tool that:
In summary, consider the following:
Note : In addition to the tools and services listed below, Microsoft provides the Database Experimentation Assistant (DEA), which is an A/B testing solution for SQL Server upgrades that assists users with evaluating a targeted version of SQL for a given workload. Customers upgrading from earlier versions of SQL Server (SQL Server 2005+) to any later version of SQL Server can use the provided analysis metrics, such as queries with compatibility errors, degraded queries, query plans, and other workload comparison data, to help increase confidence in having a successful upgrade experience.
For additional information, see the following resources.
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