Azure Database Migration Service

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  1. Support true Database Migration and creation from End-to-End

    Add support for the Azure Database Migration service to create the Azure SQL databases, schema and tables. It currently does not seem much like a migration services and seems more like the Azure SQL Data Sync (Preview).

    I would have expected the service to work like the Azure Site Recovery service that takes care of moving on-premises servers to Azure. This services takes care of everything from End-to-End.

    /Peter

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    • Update Portal to cope with many databases

      The client-side script can currently not cope with many databases (500+) and the browser gets unresponsive due to script processing.

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      • Allow for retrying failed migrations

        The service must allow for retrial (both automated and manual) of failed migrations.

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        • SQL Backup File Not Being Deleted

          Afternoon all

          Quick question re the DMS if I may?

          I'm running some testing around migrating SQL Server databases hosted on a VM to SQL Server hosted on a VM, both within Azure, using the DMS. The process works fine but I am receiving the following error (although it's not actually flagging it as an error or a warning, I only see this when I click on the individual database migration status'):

          "Failed to delete 1 out of 1 files from \\server\backup.
          Failed to delete backup or restore file '\\server\backup\2bpikijh.o5m.bak' on share '\\server\backup'.
          The network path was not found."

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