Migrating SQL Server to Azure

How to migrate SQL Server 2008 to Azure Sql Server 2016 AlwaysOn.
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SQL Server 2008 (Standalone) which contains around 50-60 databases and total size of all these Db's around 80 TB.
Almost all database are in Simple Recovery mode. Only 5-8 databases are in Full Recovery.

Now we are palnning to migrate all these DB's to Azure (SQL Server 2016) and configure Always with 2 secondary replicas.
Server are ready in Azure. Next, migrating 80 TB and configure Always.

Please help us what it is procedure to migrate 80 TB data?
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Vitor MontalvãoMSSQL Senior EngineerCommented:
Just a small correction. There's no Azure SQL Server 2016 in Azure. You call it only as SQL Azure and with no versions.

Before answering your question I need to know your knowledge level of SQL Azure and the AlwaysOn feature.
You should also read this MSDN article to get more information about the AlwaysOn feature on SQL Azure.
VijayAuthor Commented:
Hi Vitor,

We have configured AlwaysOn in Azure SQL Server 2016 VM. with 2 secondary replicas.
Now how to move 80TB Db to Azure and Add to AG.
Vitor MontalvãoMSSQL Senior EngineerCommented:
So, you're not using SQL Azure but SQL Server 2016 in Windows Azure VMs, right?
First you'll need to migrate all the databases to the elected Primary Replica server in your Azure and only after that you can start to think on setting the AlwaysOn on you Azure SQL Server instances.
What steps did you already perform and which ones you still need to do?

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Vitor MontalvãoMSSQL Senior EngineerCommented:
Solution provided.
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