As cloud computing becomes more popular and cloud-based solutions the norm rather than the fringe, the need to efficiently migrate your database is crucial. This demo-filled session will discuss the tips and tricks, methods and strategies for migrating your on-premises SQL Server databases to Windows Azure SQL Database, AKA SQL Azure. Focusing primarily on SQL Server Data Tools and the DAC Framework, this session will focus on how these tools can make you a kung-fu migration master.
Scott Klein is a Microsoft Technical Evangelist focusing on SQL Server and Windows Azure data services. His entire career has been built around SQL Server. Before joining Microsoft, he was a SQL Server MVP for several years and followed that up by being one of the first four SQL Azure MVPs.
Scott is the author of over a half-dozen books by WROX and Apress, including the recently released "Pro SQL Database for Windows Azure." He can be found talking about Microsoft’s cloud-ready data services or on-premise SQL Server at events around the world, including TechEd, TechDays, SQL Connections, PASS Summit, and wherever else he can get people to listen to him.