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Restoring to Azure SQL Managed Instance – Part 2

So in the last blog we confirmed that we could move to SQL MI via some analysis, this is now time to actually do a backup and restore via URLs to move data.

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Restore to SQL Managed Instance

Now that we have a Managed Instance built, the next question is how do we get data across? I will break this up into separate posts but the lesson for this blog post is ANALYSIS FIRST!

Honestly, there will probably be less work needed to make the data compatible for Managed Instance, this is very true if comparing to the true PaaS offering of Azure SQL DB, but we should always check before migrating.

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Intro to AKS – Azure Kubernetes Service

What is Azure Kubernetes Service? Probably makes sense to tell you what Kubernetes is first. As Kubernetes states themselves “also known as K8s, is an open-source system for automating deployment, scaling, and management of containerized applications.” If you want to dig into the depths then head over to Andrew – http://www.dbafromthecold.com

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