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Oracle to PostgreSQL Migration using Cloud Data Migrator

Posted by: cloudly Category: Case Study Comments: 0 Post Date: November 19, 2017

Customer Profile

Our Client is a sales and marketing solutions and services company that helps organizations of all sizes, ranging from Fortune 500 enterprises to small-to-medium-sized businesses, create new revenue streams from segments of their customer base that extend beyond traditional sales team capabilities. With its unique approach, Client delivers proprietary cloud-based e-Commerce technology, global and localized sales-assist agents, and best-practice sales and marketing expertise, allowing customers to discover and monetize untapped revenue opportunities.

Problem Statement

Our Client was running their Enterprise LMS (Learning Management System) backed by an Oracle database with several Enterprise and Forture 500 companies. They wanted to expand their offerings beyond Enterprises based on their traditional data center and decided to migrate their system to AWS so that the LMS offerings could be easily used by SMB and mid market segments. They calculated their costs for cloud-based offering with Oracle to be too high and opted for migrating to AWS RDS PostgreSQL instead. They hired Cloudly to migrate their database to AWS RDS PostgreSQL and asked their development team to collaboratively migrate their entire platform to AWS.

Solution Approach

To find best solution approach for migration, Cloudly did a full assessment on five different Oracle databases from Client’s Enterprise LMS. The table below represent the outcome of initial assessment phase. Based on the complexity of the databases below are the four major approaches we selected for database migration, using Cloudly Data Migrator (CDM).

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