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Migrate your SQL Servers to a fully managed cloud service now

Leentje Chavatte

Leentje Chavatte

Microsoft, Data & AI and Digital Transformation

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Azure SQL Database Managed Instance – you’ve heard the hype but you’re not sure exactly what’s involved in migrating? Or perhaps you’re not familiar with the extraordinary performance and saving benefits that make Managed Instance such a clear win for business-savvy companies?

In this recording from Microsoft Ignite 2018, Drazen Sumic and Mladen Andzic – Program Managers in Microsoft’s SQL engineering team – explain exactly what Azure SQL Database Managed Instance is. They take an in-depth look at the benefits of migrating, including its near 100% compatibility with the latest SQL Server on-premises. Watch the video for a full exploration of benefits, including full isolation and security and new purchasing options.

4 reasons to watch

  1. Hear directly from customers including Komatsu and TimeXtender about their personal experience in migrating to the cloud and the benefits of SQL Managed Instance, including on-screen demos.
  2. Learn about the three stages of cloud migration: assessment, migration and optimisation, and the most important factors to consider in each stage.
  3. Understand how to use your business’ goals and ambitions to help develop a migration strategy suited specifically to your company.
  4. Learn more about how the expected return on investment for migrating to Azure SQL Database Managed Instance is 212%.

Watch the video now to discover why Azure SQL Database Managed Instance is the best fully managed service in the cloud – and the best option for modernizing your data platform.

Report: The Total Economic Impact of Microsoft Azure SQL Database Managed Instance

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