Phase 3: Migrate - AWS Prescriptive Guidance

Phase 3: Migrate

After you complete migration planning and identify a migration strategy, the actual migration takes place. In this phase, the target database is designed, the source data is migrated to the target, and the data is validated.

    Iterative migration process

This is an iterative process that includes multiple cycles of conversion, migration, and testing. After the functional and performance testing is complete, you can cut over to the new database.

The migration phase consists of the following key steps, which are discussed in the following sections: