Migrate & Modernize Linux VMs and Databases into Azure

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Look at Azure as a platform for running your Linux virtual machine and open source database workloads. Check out options for how you can lift and shift existing VMs and databases to Azure and modernize them using cloud native approaches. Matt McSpirit, from the Azure engineering team, joins Jeremy Chapman to show how Azure supports open source platforms across operating systems, with different Linux distros as well as their publishers and open source databases. Azure has been working with Red Hat, SUSE, Canonical, Flat Car, Elastic and HashiCorp, and open source databases like MySQL, Postgres, Cassandra, MariaDB for years. More than 60% of our marketplace solutions run on Linux, and we support open source native PaaS services, as well. Beyond the workload level, we contribute back to the upstream Linux and Kubernetes communities that many of the modern and cloud native architectures rely on. ► QUICK LINKS: 00:00 - Introduction 01:09 - Run Linux VMs in Azure 03:01 - Move an open source app from on-prem into Azure 06:04 - How to migrate VMs 07:36 - How to move database into Azure 10:52 - Repackage your VM to run as a container 12:40 - Configure an app 13:31 - Other options 14:48 - Wrap up ► Link References: To find information related to Linux running on Azure, check out Go to Azure migrate and test out a migration at Find the tools to migrate your data stores at Deploy Red Hat solutions on Azure at Run SUSE Linux on Azure at For more on Azure, go to ► Unfamiliar with Microsoft Mechanics? We are Microsoft’s official video series for IT. You can watch and share valuable content and demos of current and upcoming tech from the people who build it at #Microsoft. Subscribe to our YouTube: Join us on the Microsoft Tech Community: Watch or listen via podcast here: ► Keep getting this insider knowledge, join us on social: Follow us on Twitter: Follow us on LinkedIn: Follow us on Facebook:

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