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Successfully Migrating Existing Databases to Azure SQL Database with John Sterrett

Fri, Jul 08 2016 00:00 UTC

Successfully Migrating Existing Databases to Azure SQL Database with John Sterrett

People's first impressions have a long lasting effect. The last thing you want to do is leave a bad first impression by having an unsuccessful migration to Azure SQL Database. In this session, you will learn how to test migrations for compatibility issues before you start the migration process. This will proactively eliminate road blocks during the migration process. You will learn what tools are available to make sure migrations successfully meet your existing service level agreements. Finally, you will learn which performance tier is a good starting point for your existing workload and how to monitor your workload over time to make sure your users have a great experience while you save as much money as possible. Goals: * Learn how to test migrations for compatibility issues to ensure your migration is a success. * Learn how to utilize SSMS Migration Wizard, Export and Import of BACPAC Files and Transactional * Replication to migrate existing database. * Learn how to select your starting performance tier and how to monitor performance to ensure your users are happy while saving as much money as possible.


John Sterrett

John Sterrett is a Microsoft MVP, MCSE: Data Platform, Principal Consultant and the Founder of Procure SQL LLC. Previously, he was a Sr. Database Admin Advisor for Dell, directly responsible for several mission-critical databases behind dell.com. John has presented at many community events, including PASS Summit, SQLRally, 24 Hours of PASS, SQLSaturdays, PASS Chapters, and Virtual Chapter meetings. John is a leader of the Austin SQL Server User Group and founder of the HADR Virtual Chapter.

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