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Data Platform Upgrade and Migration Microsoft Cloud Workshop (M40514)

New – Migrate from Oracle to SQL Server using SQL Server Migration Assistant and new SQL Server features.

GK# 9850

Course Overview


In this course, you will learn to build a PoC and conduct a site analysis for a customer to compare cost, performance, and effort required to migrate from Oracle to SQL Server taking advantage of new SQL Server features to improve performance and resiliency.


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What You'll Learn

  • Migrate between different SQL Server editions using Data Migration Assistant
  • Use advanced SQL Server features, such as JSON data store, table compression, TDE, and clustered ColumnStore indexing
  • Analyze and improve database performance
  • Implement high availability using Stretch Database and AlwaysOn Availability Groups


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Classroom Live Outline

Module 1: Whiteboard Design Session - Data Platform Upgrade and Migration

  • Review the customer case study
  • Design a proof of concept solution
  • Present the solution

Module 2: Hands-On Lab - Data Platform Upgrade and Migration

  • Deploy SQL Server instances
  • Perform an assessment for a move to Azure SQL DB
  • Upgrade the SQL Server 2008 database to SQL Server 2017
  • Post Upgrade Enhancement
  • Setup Oracle 11g Express Edition
  • Migrate the application



Workshop content presumes 300-level understanding, specifically architectural expertise of infrastructure and solutions design. We suggest students take this prerequisite prior to attending this workshop.  Student should have attended or have equivalent knowledge of one of the following courses: M20532, M20533, or M20535.

Who Should Attend


This workshop is intended for Cloud Architects and IT professionals who have architectural expertise of infrastructure and solutions design in cloud technologies and want to learn more about Azure and Azure services as described in the ‘Course Overview’ and ‘What You'll Learn’ areas.  Those attending this workshop should also be experienced in other non-Microsoft cloud technologies, meet the course prerequisites, and want to cross-train on Azure.

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  • 1 Day SATV for a Classroom Live session
  • 1 Day SATV for a Virtual Classroom Live session
Training Exclusives

This course comes with 12 months access to the following benefits:

  • Practice Labs
  • 24x7 Mentoring
  • Indexed Class Recordings
  • Unlimited Retakes
  • Digital Courseware
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Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

Classroom Live

Receive face-to-face instruction at one of our training center locations.

Duration: 1 day

Virtual Classroom Live

Experience expert-led online training from the convenience of your home, office or anywhere with an internet connection.

Duration: 1 day

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