Many organizations have either moved or extended their SQL Server operations from an on-premises data center into Azure. There are many reasons why you might be considering this move for your organization as well. Hosting SQL Server on Azure lets you flexibly scale as needed well beyond what’s possible in the physical data center. Often, the big question is simply how best to get your data into the cloud.
There are several possible methodologies to choose from, and Microsoft provides tools to help you decide what’s right for your organization. For instance, you might use the Azure Database Migration Service to