Moving SQL Server To The Cloud: Modernizing Stack Overflow for Teams


Earlier this year, we migrated the entire Stack Overflow for Teams platform to Azure. This was a lengthy endeavour and Wouter de Kort, one of our core engineers, wrote about multiple technical aspects of the project in these posts:

Journey to the cloud part I: Migrating Stack Overflow Teams to Azure Journey to the cloud part II: Migrating Stack Overflow for Teams to Azure

In this post, I’ll share a little more detail about the SQL Server portions of the migration, what we’ve done since, and how we’ve approached modernizing our environment while migrating to Azure. I’ll talk