Migration architecture design

Azure provides resources for every stage of your cloud migration, with tools and guidance to help you move and manage your workloads.

These are just some of the key migration services available on Azure:

Introduction to migration on Azure

If you're new to migration on Azure, the best way to learn more is with Microsoft Learn training, a free online training platform. Microsoft Learn provides interactive training for Microsoft products and more.

Here are some learning paths and modules to get you started:

Path to production

For information about creating a migration plan, see Build a migration plan with Azure Migrate.

Best practices

The Cloud Adoption Framework for Azure provides proven guidance and best practices that can help you confidently adopt the cloud and achieve business outcomes. Here are some migration best practices to check out:

For security best practices for Azure Migrate, see Azure security baseline for Azure Migrate.

Migration architectures

The following sections provide links to reference architectures in a few high-level migration categories:

Hyper-V migrations

VMware migrations

Mainframe migrations

Oracle migrations

Migrations of banking systems

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Additional resources

Example solutions

Following are some additional migration architectures to consider:

AWS or Google Cloud professionals


Google Cloud