Posted by: kurtsh | May 16, 2016

DOWNLOAD: Free MS Press eBook: “Microsoft Azure Essentials Migrating SQL Server Databases to Azure


Folks looking to migrate their SQL Server databases to Azure now have a great reference to review.

We’re happy to announce the availability of our newest free ebook, Microsoft Azure Essentials Migrating SQL Server “Databases to Azure (ISBN 9781509302925), by Carl Rabeler. Enjoy!

Part of the “Microsoft Azure Essentials” series, this ebook helps SQL Server database users understand Microsoft’s offering for SQL Server in Azure. Learn how SQL Server in Azure is similar to SQL Server in an on-premises environment, and how they are different. The author, a content lead for, walks you through the steps of getting started with SQL Server in an Azure virtual machine and with Azure SQL Database. Follow the numerous screenshots to create a trial subscription, create SQL Server in an Azure virtual machine, create an Azure SQL Database, migrate an on-premises database to each Azure environment, create users, back up and restore data, and archive data.

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