SQL 2008 Migration to Azure: 2-Wk Implementation


Migrate your SQL Server 2008(R2) to Azure and extend support, security and compliance with VIAcode migration services.

Extended support for SQL Server 2008 ended on July 9, 2019. Microsoft will no longer release security updates for any version of SQL Server 2008. Our engineering team will migrate these SQL instances to Azure to gain following benefits:

  • Three years of Extended Security Updates at no additional charge.
  • More time to modernize your workloads
  • Security built into Azure, plus more than 70 compliance certifications
  • Bring your own licenses to save up to 55% with Azure Hybrid Benefit

Implementations Steps

  1. Assess:
    VIAcode will create inventory of your apps and server roles running on SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2. We will analyze your workloads to determine the path for migration
  2. Migrate:
    Make the move—migrate your SQL Server to Azure with minimal downtime
  3. Optimize:
    Fine-tune your migrated to Azure resources to optimize costs and strengthen security and compliance


  • Pre-migration kickoff meeting to review goals and scope of project
  • Cloud infrastructure for SQL Server workloads
  • Scripts, credentials and any documentation relevant to the new cloud environment.
  • Comprehensive plan of further cloud modernization for your applications

Details of engagement