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Step 7: Commencement of Migration

With thorough planning and preparation complete, the migration process officially begins in this step. This phase marks the commencement of transferring data, configurations, and applications from the legacy database to the new open-source environment. Leveraging industry best practices and specialized tools, our expert team initiates the migration process with precision and care, ensuring minimal disruption to your operations. Throughout this phase, constant monitoring and communication are maintained to address any unforeseen challenges swiftly and to ensure a smooth transition.

  1. Tables: Comprehensive mapping of existing table structures to counterparts in open-source DB, including data types, constraints, and relationships.
  2. Indexes: Preserve indexing strategy while optimizing for open-source nuances.
  3. Triggers: Adapt event-driven functionalities to target DB's syntax and logic.
  4. Constraints: Migrate constraints accurately to ensure data integrity.
  5. Views and Synonyms: Align views and synonyms with open-source DB schema for logical consistency.



  1. Stored Procedures: Translate procedural code to open-source DB's syntax.
  2. Functions: Migrate functions while preserving original purpose and adapting to capabilities of open-source environment.
  3. Packages: Seamlessly transfer packages, preserving encapsulated procedures, functions, and variables.



  1. Dependency Analysis: Identify application dependencies on existing DB, including SQL queries and stored procedure calls.
  2. Code Refactoring: Adapt application code, replacing database-specific calls with open-source equivalents.
  3. Testing in Dev Environment: Rigorously test refactored code in development environment before production.



  1. Query Optimization: Fine-tune SQL queries for performance optimization.
  2. Load Testing: Conduct rigorous load testing to assess DB performance under various conditions.
  3. Identifying Bottlenecks: Proactively address potential bottlenecks identified during performance testing.


  1. Gradual Rollout: Phase-wise migration, testing, and monitoring before full transition.
  2. Data Syncing: Implement mechanisms for data syncing between old and new databases.
  3. Monitoring and Feedback: Continuous monitoring and feedback loops with stakeholders for process refinement.
  4. Final Cutover: Execute final cutover upon thorough validation and stakeholder satisfaction.

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