Here are few recent published by Microsoft.
Application Platform Optimization SQL Server Migration QuickStart
The SQL Server Migration QuickStart includes a comprehensive set of technical content including presentations, whitepapers and demos that are designed to help you get details about how to approach your customers who want to improve the return on investment from their data platforms by migrating to SQL Server from their existing Oracle or Sybase platforms.
Application Platform Optimization SQL Server Consolidation QuickStart
The SQL Server Consolidation QuickStart includes a comprehensive set of technical content including presentations, whitepapers and demos that are designed to present to customers who want to improve the manageability and security of their SQL Server environment while reducing the associated hardware and software cost
Getting Started with SQL Azure
SQL Azure Database is a cloud based relational database service from Microsoft. SQL Azure provides relational database functionality as a utility service. Cloud-based database solutions such as SQL Azure can provide many benefits, including rapid provisioning, cost-effective scalability, high availability, and reduced management overhead.
Note: Description courtesy Microsoft.
Reference : Pinal Dave (https://blog.sqlauthority.com)