Alternative DBMS offerings and deployment models hold the promise of reduced operating and maintenance costs. Data and analytics leaders, who should be aware that the success of a migration project depends on an accurate understanding of the time and effort involved, can gain valuable insight here.
- Assess the Technical Aspects of Migration
- Migrations Include Several Tasks
- Automation Speeds Up Some Parts of a DBMS Migration
- Compatibility Can Reduce Costs
- The Migration Effort for Packaged Applications May Be Minimal
- Consider the Organizational Aspects of Migration
- Cross-Platform Retraining and Costs
- Evolving Toward a New Platform Reduces Risk
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