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Microsoft SystemCenter blogsite about virtualization on-premises and Cloud

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Migrating #Microsoft #SQL Server Databases to #Azure Guidelines

Azure SQL CloudThis blogpost will give you the information about migrating Microsoft SQL Server databases to Azure.
I see a lot of questions on the Microsoft TechNetMSDN forums about how to get my database secure in Microsoft Azure

Before you do a SQL migrate you can do a SQL Assessment via Microsoft Operations Management Suite.

OMS SQL Recommendations

You can see a step-by-step blogpost on my blog for the results for example :
 ‘Do your SQL Assessment with Microsoft OMS before your New Project Starts in Production’

Here you find Microsoft Azure technical documentation on Migrate to Azure :

SQL Migrating

SQL Server database migration to SQL Database in the cloud

For export and import Azure SQL Databases :


Export a BACPAC of a SQL Database

Import a BACPAC of a SQL Database

Copy a SQL Database

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There is also an Awesome Free Microsoft E-Book about Migrating SQL Server Databases to Azure by Carl Rabeler

MVA Course Migrating SQL to Azure

You find here a brand New  Microsoft Virtual Academy video Course about Migrating SQL Databases to Azure

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What is Operations Management Suite (OMS)? Video #MSOMS #Azure #Sysctr #Linux

Gain control over any hybrid cloud. Manage and protect Azure or AWS, Windows Server or Linux, VMware or OpenStack with Microsoft cost-effective, all-in-one cloud IT management solution.

Try Microsoft Operations Management Suit today by Create a Free Account here


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Proud to receive the 6th #Microsoft MVP Award for #Cloud and Datacenter Management #Sysctr #MSOMS #Azure

MVP Award 2016 CDM James

Thank you Microsoft and Community for this Awesome MVP Global Award !



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UPDATE #Microsoft #Azure, #Cloud, #MSOMS and Enterprise Symbol / Icon Set – Visio stencil


This package contains a set of symbols/icons to visually represent features of and systems that use Microsoft Cloud and Enterprise technologies, including Windows Server, Microsoft Azure and related technologies. Email to provide feedback and suggestions.

MSOMS Visio Icons

Microsoft Operations Management Suite Visio Icons #MSOMS

You can download the Microsoft Azure, Cloud and Enterprise Symbol / Icon Set – Visio stencil here