My current company is looking to benefit from the cloud by hosting our different web apps and sql servers on Azure. We're not a tech company and I'm the sole developer here and I need some guidance on the topic.
We've got a Windows Server 2019 machine on-premises that hosts our MSSQL databases. What would be the best way to perform a migration to azure? Migrate the Windows Server 2019 to an Azure VM instance, or to migrate the MSSQL database to Azure SQL instead? As far as I'm aware, I don't see the need for a VM as the server only hosts our database and does nothing else, but I want to get more information.