Bob Ward

Principal Architect at Microsoft

Bob Ward is a Principal Architect for the Microsoft Azure Data team, which owns the development for all SQL Server versions. Bob has worked for Microsoft for 27+ years on every version of SQL Server shipped from OS/2 1.1 to SQL Server 2019 including Azure SQL. Bob is a well-known speaker on SQL Server and Azure SQL, often presenting talks on new releases, internals, and specialized topics at events such as Red Hat Summit, SQLBits, SQLIntersection, Microsoft Inspire, Microsoft Ignite, and many different virtual events. You can also learn Azure SQL from him on the popular series You can follow him at @bobwardms or Bob is the author of the books Pro SQL Server on Linux, SQL Server 2019 Revealed, and Azure SQL Revealed available from Apress Media.


Title : Migrating to Azure SQL Managed Instance

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Many SQL professionals are looking at Azure and trying to learn the best way to migrate their workloads and SQL instances. Come learn in this session about how to migrate to Azure SQL Managed instance by learning the lifecycle of assess, migrate, optimize, and manage your Azure SQL Managed Instance. You will learn how to use all the latest tools from Microsoft as well as compare SQL Server to Azure SQL Managed Instance.

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