Phase 1: Prepare - AWS Prescriptive Guidance

Phase 1: Prepare

The first phase of the database migration process is preparation. During preparation, you identify the interdependencies between your applications and databases. You also analyze the database workloads to determine the migration categories: from simple rehost (homogeneous) migration to re-architect (heterogeneous) migration. Without completing this phase, you risk running into delayed migration timelines.

These tasks are discussed in the following sections: