This session will cover:
• What is Windows Azure SQL Database?
• Things to consider before moving to the cloud
• Once the decision has been made, how do we actually migrate a SQL Server database to SQL Azure?
• What tools are available to help in the migration process?
• How to take a working .NET application and migrate its database to SQL Azure.
• Open discussion.
Presenter: George Huey. George is a principal architect for the Developer & Platform Evangelism Group at Microsoft. George works with companies to help them understand new and emerging technologies and how these technologies can be applied to solve their business problems. He is also the author of the SQL Azure Migration Wizard (SQLAzureMW) and the SQL Azure Federation Data Migration Wizard (SQLAzureFedMW) tools.