On July 9, 2019, support for SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 will end. That means the end of regular security updates. Don't let your infrastructure and applications go unprotected.
We can help you migrate to current versions for greater security, performance, and innovation, but if you need more time for your modernization project, you may want to purchase the new Extended Security Updates offer for your on-premises deployments of SQL Server 2008/R2.
Users can now migrate Amazon RDS for SQL Server to Azure SQL Database Managed Instance with minimal downtime by using generally available functionality in the Azure Database Migration Service. To learn more about how to use Azure Database Migration Service to perform online migrations from Amazon RDS for SQL Server to Azure SQL Database Managed Instance with minimal downtime, read the associated tutorial in the Azure Database Migration Service
Migrate from on-premises or cloud implementations of MongoDB to Azure Cosmos DB with minimal downtime by using the Azure Database Migration Service. Perform resilient migrations of MongoDB data at scale and with high reliability using Azure Database Migration Service. Provision an instance of Azure Database Migration Service from the Azure portal or via Azure CLI and create a migration project to perform the migration.
The following updates were made to the Azure portal for February 2019:
IAAS / Compute
Add a new VM directly to an Application Gateway or Load Balancer
Migrate Classic VMs to Azure Resource Manager
VMSS Password Reset
Export as CSV in All resources and Resource group
Layout Change for Essential Properties on Overview Pages
Azure Site Recovery UI updates
Updates to Microsoft Intune
Access generally available functionality in the Azure Database Migration Service to migrate Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL to Azure Database for PostgreSQL while the source database remains online during migration.
Azure Migrate now supports Asia and Europe as migration project locations. This means that you can now store your discovered metadata in Asia (Southeast Asia) and Europe (North Europe/West Europe) regions.
Use Azure Database Migration Service to migrate MySQL databases hosted on-premises, on a virtual machine, or on AWS RDS MySQL, to Azure Database for MySQL while the source database remains online during migration.