Migration Life Cycle of a Target Cloud Database: Planning & Analysis Phases….

In this post, we shall look at the planning phase and migration phase for the database migration.


Planning phase

In planning, you should,

  • Assess cloud readiness.
  • Develop cloud architecture.
  • Develop a migration plan.

As part of the verification phase you can also consider the following based on your requirements and business needs:

  • Perform DBA verification testing.
  • Have business applications tested by a customer.
  • Obtain operational readiness certification from IT operations.
  • Update your documentation.

Migration Phase

In this phase, you must

  • Obtain migration readiness certification from IT operations.
  • Perform database upgrades and migrations by using applicable migration methods.
  • Retrofit application PL/SQL changes; perform unit testing.