Public Preview Availability of PostgreSQL Online Migration in Azure Database Migration Service

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First published on MSDN on Sep 12, 2018

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We are pleased to announce public preview availability of online migration in Azure Database Migration Service (DMS). Azure DMS represents a single service that you can use for migrating data from different database engines to Azure with built-in resiliency and robustness. Using online migrations, businesses can migrate their databases to Azure while the databases continue to be operational. This means that migrations can be completed with minimum downtime for critical applications, limiting the impact to service level availability and inconvenience their end customers.

Customers can now use online migrations for on-premises/VM PostgreSQL workloads to Azure Database for PostgreSQL in all regions in which Azure DMS is available. For up-to-date information about the regional availability of Azure DMS, see Products available by region .

Note : For for online migrations with Azure DMS, you must use a DMS instance that is based on the Business Critical (Preview) pricing tier.

Please refer to the online migration resources below for additional details.


Sign in to the Azure portal and set up an instance of DMS for free. We are constantly adding new database source/target pairs to DMS. Stay up-to-date on #AzureDMS news and follow us on Twitter ( @Data_Migrations ). Join the Azure Database Migration Service (DMS) Preview Yammer group, and give us feedback via User Voice or email by contacting us at .  Also be sure to check out the Azure Database Migration Guide for information about how to migrate other source/target pairs.

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