Azure SQL Migrations using Azure Data Studio


Database migrations to the cloud can be a daunting proposition for many database administrators and data stewards. A new extension available in the Azure Data Studio marketplace, called Azure SQL Migration, aims to simplify and streamline the process of moving SQL Server databases to Azure.

The Azure SQL Migration extension uses the Azure Database Migration Service to enable both online and offline database migrations to Azure SQL Managed Instance or SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines. This article will walk through the steps to install the Azure SQL Migration extension, detail both the online migration process using both local network storage