Introduction to open-source database migration on Azure

Data Engineer

In this module, you'll learn about the issues and considerations for migrating on-premises open-source databases to Azure, the services that Azure provides to help you migrate your databases, and how to plan a migration.

Learning objectives

By the end of this module, you'll be able to:

  • Describe the features and services available in Azure for hosting an open-source database.
  • Explain the key considerations for implementing a migration project.
  • Describe different approaches that you can take for migrating databases.


  • Knowledge of MySQL or PostgreSQL database management systems, including application development for these systems, administration, backup, and recovery techniques, such as import/export and backup/restore.
  • Knowledge of Azure fundamental concepts, and experience using the Azure portal.