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Migrating with Windows Azure Cloud Services

This section describes the Windows Azure Cloud Services and its accompanying technologies and functionalities. In addition, the section provides guidance on how to use these technologies and functionalities when migrating your applications and databases to Windows Azure Cloud Services environment. The section provides detailed comparison charts on when to use which storage options and migration tools.

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Development Considerations for Windows Azure Cloud Services

Provides introductory information on the Windows Azure Cloud Services as well as the primary supported technologies that you need to use while developing or migrating applications to Windows Azure Services.

Overview of Data Management Services in Windows Azure

Describes the data management offerings provided by Windows Azure, such as Windows Azure Tables, Blobs, Windows Azure SQL Database, and Windows Azure Drives.

Migrating SQL Server Databases to Windows Azure SQL Database

Provides guidance on how to migrate a database from SQL Server to Windows Azure SQL Database, including migration of both the data object definitions in the schemas, and the data in the tables.

Migrating Data to Tables, Blobs, and Drives in Windows Azure

Provides guidance on migrating your applications to use Windows Azure Data Management offerings: Table, Blob, and Windows Azure Drive (backed by Page Blob).

Considerations for Migrating to Windows Azure Caching

Providence guidance on when to use Windows Azure Caching service while migrating your data to Windows Azure.

Migrating Applications that Use Messaging Technologies

Provides guidance on migrating your applications that use messaging technologies, especially, Microsoft Message Queuing.

Migrating Applications to Use Local Storage

Provides guidance on using local storage on the virtual machine in which your application instance is running.

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