Best Practices

  • Does the data need to be transformed?
  • Is the data relational?
  • Is the migration HBase (Hadoop database) to noSQL?
  • Do VM instances need migration?
    • Migrate for Compute Engine

Data as Objects Migration

1. Organize teamIdentify approvers and execution teams
2. Requirements and resourcesWhich data? Where to?
3. Choose transfer optionsHow long? Cost? Offline vs online, security
4. Execute prep and testingCalculate costs and ROI, functional and performance tests
5. Certify transfer’s integrityEnable versioning and backup and destination, validate data prior to moving

Big Data Migration Decision Tree

Google Cloud Big Data Migration Decision Tree

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