The Azure App Service Migration site and the tool can be utilized to migrate sites from Windows and Linux web servers to Azure App Service. As part of the migration the tool will create Web Apps and databases on Azure if needs be, publish content and publish your database.
Azure App Service is a fully managed cloud offering that enables you to deploy and scale Web Apps in seconds. Focus on your application code, and let Azure take care of the infrastructure to scale and securely run it for you.
The Azure App Service Migration Tool supports migrating from IIS running on Windows Server to the cloud. We support Windows Server 2003 onwards.
The Azure App Service Migration Tool supports migrating from Linux servers too! We support most distributions and several popular frameworks.
An in-depth tutorial is available in the Azure documenation.
The migration tool code is open source and available on github.
The migration tool was also feature on Channel9