The cookbook describes various approaches you can use to migrate an on-premises SQL Server database to the latest Azure SQL Database Update (V12). The cookbook can be viewed and downloaded here.
This latest Azure SQL Database Update (V12) brings near-complete SQL Server engine compatibility, even more Premium performance and marks the first step in delivering the next generation of the SQL Database service. Improved T-SQL compatibility with SQL Server 2014 makes it easier to migrate most on-premises databases to the latest Azure SQL Database Update (V12) using tools that you already use today (e.g. SQL Server Management Studio) with a single-click. The cookbook has details on using these updated tools and other approaches based on the features you use in your on-premises database.
In order to use the recipes in the migration cookbook, please make sure you’ve downloaded and installed the latest tools from the links below:
Download the migration cookbook and updated tools today and start moving your databases to the cloud.