The Data Migration Assistant (DMA) enables you to upgrade to a modern data platform by detecting compatibility issues that can impact database functionality on your new version of SQL Server. The tool recommends performance and reliability improvements for your target environment. DMA allows you to move your schema, data, and uncontained objects from your source server to your target server. DMA replaces all previous versions of the SQL Server Upgrade Advisor (SSUA) and should be used to upgrade most versions of SQL Server (see below for supported versions).
What's new in v5.0?
The v5.0 release of DMA provides support for:
In addition, this release of DMA provides additional enhancements and bug fixes, and the tool has been updated to .Net 4.7.2.
Supported source and target versions
You can install the tool from Microsoft Download Center. Run the DataMigrationAssistant.msi file to install the Data Migration Assistant.
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