Past Meetup

Azure SQL Managed Instances & Customer Challenges

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Agenda -
1. 18:00 – 18:30 - Meets and Greet,
2. 18:30 – 19:15 Lift and Shift to Azure with SQL Database Managed Instance
3. 19:15 - 19:45 Beer and Pizza
4. 19:45 – 20:45 Real customer needs. In real time (Session delivered as part of MS Ready)
5. 20:45 – 21:00 Open Q&A

Meetup Details

Session Details -
Lift and Shift to Azure with SQL Database Managed Instance - Azure SQL Database and Managed Instances allows you build globally scalable applications with extremely low latency. this session, we will take a detailed look at the migration life cycle and show you how we have made it easy to migrate SQL Server and Oracle instances to Azure by using the Azure Database Migration Service and related tools. We will also cover most commonly seen migration blocking scenarios and demonstrate how our service can unblock your migration to Azure SQL Databases. We will give you a deep dive how to perform scale migrations using our CLI components. After completing the session, you will understand how easy it is to migrate from SQL Server and Oracle to Azure database platforms when empowered with the right tools, services, and best practices. We will also showcase lift and shift migrations from open source databases MySQL and PostgreSQL to our Azure Database platform.”

Bios -
Mike is a senior Data specialist with over 19 years’ experience in data and analytics, with a particular focus in data warehousing and BI on the Microsoft platform. After working up through various roles including DBA, Data Warehouse Developer and BI Architect, Mike finally ended up at Microsoft as a Senior Cloud Data Platform Solution Architect, where he helps enterprise customers make the leap to Azure and take advantage of the various solutions and services the platform has to offer. Mike loves the awesomeness that is Power BI, but has in recent months had his loyalties torn by the cool new thing on the (Azure) block – Databricks, and what it means for the modern data platform. Mike tries to blog semi-regularly, and can be found at SQLOfTheNorth.blog, aswell as @mikedobing on twitter.