Part 10/10: Summary and a Migration Decision Tree

In this part, we will summarize all topics in previous parts and introduce a decision tree to help you determine what migration methods are applicable depending on your system characteristics and requirements. Why Move to Oracle Cloud? By running your Oracle databases on Oracle Cloud you benefit from a high degree of automation, simplified management, implementing…

Part 7/10: Migration Methods using Multitenant Architecture

In this part we will introduce the following migration methods using Multitenant Architecture: Unplug & Plug Remote Cloning Remote Hot Cloning PDB Refreshable Clone PDB Relocate Multitenant Architecture The multitenant architecture provides easy and powerful features to move databases across platforms, even with just one single SQL command. It’s almost magic! The multitenant option was…

Part 6/10: Migration Methods using RMAN

In this part we will introduce the following migration methods using RMAN: RMAN Transportable Tablespace with Data Pump RMAN Convert Transportable Tablespace with Data Pump RMAN Cross-Platform Transportable Tablespace Backup Sets RMAN Cross-Platform Transportable PDB RMAN Cross-Platform Transportable PDB Inconsistent Backups RMAN Duplicate from an Active Database RMAN Backup & Restore RMAN Oracle Recovery Manager…

Part 5/10: Migration Methods using Data Pump

In this part we will introduce the following migration methods using Oracle Data Pump export and import utilities: Data Pump Conventional Export and Import. Data Pump Full Transportable. Data Pump Transportable Tablespace. Data Pump Convert Full Transportable. Data Pump Oracle Data Pump technology enables you to move data and metadata from one database to another.…

Part 4/10: Automation Tools and Maximum Availability Architecture Migration Methods

In this part, we will introduce the automation tools and Maximum Availability Architecture (MAA) migration methods. Automation Tools Automation is one of the major benefits of migrating workloads to the cloud. Oracle provides different database migration solutions to even automate the migration process to the cloud. MV2ADB (Move to Autonomous Database) MV2ADB is a command-line tool…

Part 3/10: Oracle Database Migration Considerations

In this part, we will discuss the database characteristics and factors that affect choosing a migration method. Some of the migration methods apply only if specific characteristics of the source and destination database match or are compatible. Logical vs. Physical Migrations Logical migration means extracting the database objects and data from the source database and creating…

Part 2/10: Introduction to Oracle Database Cloud Services

In this part, we will talk about the different database service offerings and their characteristics in Oracle cloud to help you determine the right service to move to according to your needs and requirements. There is no THE ORACLE DATABASE in the cloud, but many different service offerings that primarily differ in their level of…