SysTools SQL Server to Azure Database Migrator
Advance SQL Azure Migration Tool to Migrate SQL Server Database to Microsoft Azure SQL Database.

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SQL Server 2016 to Azure




  • Move all SQL database objects : Tables, Triggers, Stored Procedures etc.
  • Migrate corrupted or inaccessible SQL database to the Azure Database.
  • Preview all database components before you migrate SQL DB to Azure.
  • Migrate Table, Stored Procedure, Functions, Views, Triggers, Indexes,
  • Auto-detect SQL Server version to migrate data to Azure SQL databases.
  • Users can preview deleted records and database objects in the Red
  • Allows migrating the data items 'With Schema' or 'With Schema & Data'.
  • Supports to export SQL database from SQL Server 2019 & below versions.
  • Provides a feature to Migrate NDF file data to Azure SQL database as well.
  • The software can Migrate deleted records to SQL Azure cloud databases.
  • Provided support to Auto-Detect Collation till SQL Server 2017

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Preview MDF Data

Preview Database Objects Before Migration

Once the MDF / NDF file gets loaded for the migration process the SQL Server Database to Azure Migrator tool generates the preview of database objects. Only just by selecting the particular database object the user can view its contents on the right pane. This software shows the deleted database objects and table records in red color.

  • Tables
  • Functions
  • Triggers
  • Views
  • Stored Procedure
  • Rules
  • Indexes
  • XML Data Type

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Option to Migrate Multiple NDF Files

With SQL to Microsoft Azure Migrator tool, you can browse multiple NDF files for the migration process. The tool gives two options to select NDF files i.e.

  • Auto-detect: By selecting this feature the tool will auto-detect the secondary (NDF) file
  • Manual Selection: Use ‘Add Files’ option to add single or multiple NDF files for migration & ‘Add Folder’ Option to add various NDF files present in a folder.

Data Migrated by the SQL Azure Migration Tool

Tables Row & Column Information, Indexes
Views Migrate Complete View Script
Stored Procedure Export & Preview Stored Procedure data
Functions View and migrate functions to Azure SQL
Triggers Preview and migrate complete Trigger
Rules Supports Migration of all Rules
XML Data Type Migrate all data types including XML

Key Features of SQL Server Database to Azure Database Migrator

The SQL Azure Migration Tool Offers the Following Fetaures to Users

SQL Server 2008 to Azure database

Transfer SQL Server Database to Azure

Users can perform direct migration from SQL to Azure SQL database with the help of this software. SQL Server credentials like Server name, Database name, Username and password etc. are required to migrate data from SQL Server. After that, one can easily move SQL data to Azure.

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Move All SQL Database Objects

SQL Server to Azure Database migrator supports to transfer all database objects from SQL Server. Table, Views, Sequence, Indexes, Rules, Functions, Tables, Stored Procedures, associated Primary Key, Unique keys, data types and all other components can be transferred from SQL to Azure migration tool.

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Migrate Corrupted Database in Healthy State

The software is capable to migrate corrupted database into healthy state from local SQL server to Microsoft Azure SQL Database. When the user selects corrupted SQL Server database file to transfer, the tool quickly scans the selected file and migrate it in healthy state.

Automatically detect sql version

Auto-detect SQL Server Version

SQL to Azure Database migration tool is a smart utility that can auto-detect the version of SQL Server files before migrating them. However, sometimes users know the actual version of the SQL database file. For that case, the software gives an option to check the appropriate SQL Server version manually.

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Able To Migrate Deleted Records

As there are high possibilities that users might have deleted some database objects accidentally and now they need to migrate them into the SQL Azure cloud database. In that case, the SQL to Azure Database migrator tool helps users to transfer their accidentally deleted SQL database records. So that users can migrate them into the Azure SQL Server without any trouble.

View all database records

Preview All Database Components

After scanning the SQL Server database items, the software previews all database components such as Tables, Functions, Stored Procedures, Columns, Indexes, Keys etc., along with item count in its in-built database viewer. This feature establish the software’s credibility as users can decide which data is to be migrated. Also the user can preview deleted database objects in red color.

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Transfer Selective Database Objects

SQL Server Database to Azure Migration Software enables users to perform selective migration of SQL database objects. This functionality allows users to select specific database objects that need to be migrated from the list. From the export window, users can select Tables, Views, Stored Procedures, etc, for the migration.

schema / schema & data option

Migrate Only Schema/ Schema & Data

SQL Server to Azure Database migrator tool permits users to move the database items with two options, either as ‘With schema’ or ‘With Schema & Data’. Selecting only schema option migrate only the schema/ structure of selected database components. In addition, one can move the database components with both schema and Data.

Migrate to new database

Move to New / Existing Azure DB

The software allows users to migrate the SQL database in existing SQL Azure cloud database. Also, if users want to import SQL Database to new Azure database, they just need to create a new database in their Azure Server to migrate a database as a totally new database.

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MDF & NDF File Migration

SQL Server to Azure Migrator tool can transfer primary and secondary database files i.e. MDF and NDF. The software enables the user to browse any of these files for the migration purpose. Also, as soon as the file gets loaded the tool will generate the respective database objects.

save files after the scanning process

Feature to Save Large File Scan

After scanning the MDF and NDF files of SQL Server, SQL to Azure Migration Tool can save the scanned file as .str file at any location. Basically, this feature saves the scanning time i.e. if in case the process is closed in between then later it can be started just by loading the already saved .str file.

sql to azure migration tool creates report

Creates CSV Report

When the software completes the process of migrating SQL Data to Azure Database it given an option to save the Export details into a .csv file format. This report contains database objects like tables, views, triggers, stored procedures, functions, rules, and the exported report counts.

SQL Server to Azure Database Migrator Tool Specification

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Size : 11.2 MB

Version : 4.0

MD5 : 3ef6d8cd834779ee003a169040d686e4

Trial Limitations

Demo version of SQL Server to Azure Database Migrator allows to preview all components and export 25 records of each table & 5 other database objects.

Software Specifications

Hard Disk Space 100 MB
Processor Intel® CoreTM 2 Duo CPU E4600 @ 2.40GHz 2.39GHz
SQL Server 2019, 2017, 2016, 2014, 2012, 2008 R2, 2008, 2005 & 2000
Win OS 10, 8.1, 8, 7 & All Below Versions
Additional Software Microsoft .NET framework 4.5 or above ODBC Driver 17 should be installed

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1. If you are using Windows 10/8.1/8/7 or Vista, then please launch the tool as "Run as Administrator"
2. Client Internet IP (Your IP) should be added in Firewall settings of Azure SQL Server.
3. Destination database should be created and source database collation. We support collation that are added with 2017 SQL Server. If collation is not found then create database and set collation as per source database or as per requirement


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SQL Server Database to Azure Migrator Feature Comparison

Get an Overview of SQL to Azure Migrator Tool Features – DEMO and Licensed Version

Features DEMO Version FULL Version
Add MDF/NDF File
Two Advance Scanning Modes
Preview MDF/NDF Components
Save Scanned MDF in STR Format
Support SQL Server versions 2019, 2017, 2016, 2014, 2012, 2008, 2005 & 2000
Preview deleted SQL table records and database objects
Migrate Entire data from MDF/NDF File
Migrate with Schema & Schema & Data
Cost FREE $149
Frequently Asked Questions

Listed Commonly Asked Questions and Answers

What are the steps for migrating SQL server database to Microsoft Azure SQL?

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To move / transfer data from SQL server to Azure Database follow these simple steps:

  • Step 1: Download & Run SysTools SQL to Azure Migration Tool
  • Step 2: Click the Open button to Browse MDF file for migration
  • Step 3: Preview SQL Server database objects i.e. Table, Views, etc
  • Step 4: Click Migrate to begin SQL server database migration to Azure
  • Step 5: Enter Server Name, Login credentials & click “Connect”
  • Step 6: Now, select the Destination database
  • Step 7: Select migrate ‘With Only Schema’ or ‘With Schema & Data’
  • Step 8: Lastly, click the Migrate button

“While migrating SQL Server to Azure, my database suddenly got inaccessible and we got to know that there is corruption in our database. Is this tool helpful in fixing SQL database?

Yes, if the database is corrupted, then the software scans the corrupted file and allow you to migrate SQL Server database to Azure in healthy state.

No, there is no such file size limitation imposed by SQL to Azure Database Migrator software to move the database.

Yes, of course also you can transfer all database objects like functions, views etc using SQL to Azure database migration software.

SQL Server to SQL Azure Database Migrator has an amazing Auto-detect feature which automatically detects the SQL version. Hence you can easily move SQL Server database to Azure from SQL Server 2019, 2017, 2016, 2014 & its below version.

Yes, with the help of this SQL Server to Azure Migration Tool one can migrate the database with Schema or Schema and data both.

Yes, the SQL server to Azure database migrator supports SQL Server versions like 2019/2017/2016/2014/2012/2008 R2/2008/2005/2000.

Yes, of course, the tool allows you to select the particular database objects like triggers, views, etc., for the migration process. Once the objects are selected users can migrate them to Azure SQL database.

No, the software does not require SQL Server environment for migrating SQL database to Azure.

Yes, of course, user can transfer SQL database to new Azure SQL database. But, it is necessary that the user should create a new database in their Azure Server for carrying out the migration process.

Yes, of course, you can easily move SQL Server to Azure SQL having basic tier with this tool. Basically, this software supports all 3 service tiers i.e. Basic, Standard & Premium of Azure SQL database.

Yes, of course, you can easily migrate SQL Server to Azure SQL Server having standard tier with 3000 DTU by this tool.

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