How to Migrate Data Effectively in a Hybrid Cloud Environment

Published on 13 December 2023

How to Perform Effective Data Migration in a Hybrid Cloud Environment

Data migration to cloud is one of the current trends in the world of information technology. Data migration to cloud is the process of moving data from an existing source, such as a local server or storage device, to a cloud service, such as AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud.  

Data migration to cloud can provide various benefits for organizations, such as increasing efficiency, flexibility, scalability, security, and cost savings. However, data migration to cloud also has its own challenges and risks, such as compatibility, quality, integrity, privacy, and compliance of data. Therefore, it is necessary to have the right strategy and solution to perform data migration to cloud successfully and easily.  

In this article, we will explain in detail what data migration to cloud is, why data migration to cloud is important, and how to do data migration to cloud easily and effectively. 

What is Data Migration?

Data migration is the process of transferring data, including data storage, data formats, and computer systems, from one storage system to another.  

Organizations perform data migration for a variety of reasons, such as replacing or upgrading servers and data storage devices, moving from on-premises infrastructure to cloud-based services, or performing infrastructure maintenance.  

The data migration process involves careful planning, extraction, and transformation of data. These phases follow a plan that is tailored to the needs of the organization and the type of migration being performed.  

Data migration is the key to successfully and securely transferring data to an application, storage, or cloud environment. Despite the risks and costs involved, data migration offers organizations the opportunity to improve application and service performance, increase productivity, and reduce storage costs. 

Types of Data Migration

Storage Migration

This migration involves the transfer of data from the old storage to the new storage. The process involves moving storage blocks and files from storage systems, whether they are on disk, tape, or in the cloud.  

Typically, organizations perform storage migration to make their data centers more accessible and secure. It also makes the stored data easier to back up, especially in the event of a problem or emergency.  

Database Migration

Database migration is the process of moving database files to a new device. This is done when organizations change database vendors, upgrade database software, or move databases to the cloud. It is important to back up the database before performing this migration.  

Application Migration

Application migration is the process of moving application programs from one database environment to another. This includes moving entire applications from on-premises to the cloud, between clouds, or changing the form of application data to a new format.   

This process is complex because applications interact with each other and have different data models. Successful application migration may require the use of middleware products to overcome technology limitations.  

Cloud Migration

Cloud migration involves moving data or applications from an on-premises location to the cloud, or from one cloud service to another. Cloud environments provide on-demand flexibility and scalability and reduce capital expenditures (CapEx) for on-premises infrastructure.  

Business Process Migration

This process involves moving business applications, including customer, product, and operational data, and their processes to a new environment.  

If you’re looking for a solution to move your data, Hitachi Vantara Dynamic Data Migration may be an option you should consider. It offers a wide range of features that make it ideal for many types of data migration projects. 

Easier Data Migration with Hitachi Vantara’s Dynamic Data Migration

Hitachi Vantara’s Dynamic Data Migration is an intelligent and flexible solution for managing data migration. It combines knowledge and understanding of data to automate the movement of data across hybrid environments, from on-premises systems to public clouds such as Snowflake, MongoDB, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud Platform.  

This approach is designed to optimize cost, performance and time. Hitachi Dynamic Data Migration can be used to move data from legacy systems to newer systems, including mainframe to x86-based systems, as well as to migrate data to a more modern and responsive infrastructure.  

With this solution, you can easily extract, build, deploy, and monitor data flows without writing any code. This no-code approach helps accelerate and transform the data migration process without disrupting or risking existing applications and services. 

Hitachi Vantara Dynamic Data Migration Features

Hitachi Vantara Dynamic Data Migration offers several features that make it ideal for different types of data migration projects. These features include  

1. Centralized Intelligence

Equipped with a centralized intelligence engine that collects and analyzes data from multiple sources, including the edge, core and cloud.  Centralized intelligence is used to optimize migration planning and execution, ensuring that the most critical data is migrated first. It can also identify and resolve migration issues to ensure a smooth migration process.  

2. Comprehensive Automation

Hitachi provides a comprehensive automation framework to automate the various tasks involved in migrating data to platforms such as Snowflake, MongoDB, AWS, Azure, GCP, and on-premises storage such as Hitachi Content Platform (HCP). The goal is to efficiently ensure data availability during the migration process.  

3. Accelerate Delivery

Specifically designed to accelerate the delivery of data migration projects by reducing migration time, minimizing downtime and ensuring data integrity. This enables organizations to more quickly realize the benefits of data migration, such as increased data agility, reduced costs, and improved compliance. 

Read: Manage Hybrid Cloud Easily Through This Solution! 

Benefits of Hitachi Vantara Dynamic Data Migration

Dynamic Data Migration has been used by various organizations around the world with several benefits, including  

1. Enterprise-scale Scalability

Flexible, open architecture solution that can be implemented on all types of data sources and APIs. Available in megabyte to petabyte scales, both on-premises and in the cloud.  

2. Cost Efficiency

Intelligent analysis of existing data optimizes asset selection during migration to reduce operational time and costs.  

3. Simple & Easy

By applying business glossary and Machine Learning to automated discovery to create a single pane of glass across data silos, making it easier for users to understand the data landscape.  

4. Agility & Speed

Multi-cloud pipelines are rapidly deployed, making it easy for you to move data anytime, anywhere, as needed. 

Migrate your enterprise data with Hitachi Vantara Dynamic Data Migration

It’s time to improve the efficiency and smoothness of your business operations by optimizing intelligent, centralized and automated data migration with Hitachi Vantara’s Dynamic Data Migration.  

As an authorized Hitachi Vantara partner, Central Data Technology (CDT) can help you with your implementation. CDT provides access to a team of experts ready to discuss and customize solutions to meet your business needs when implementing Hitachi Dynamic Data Migration.  

From consultation to deployment and post-deployment support, the CDT team can help you eliminate the risk of trial and error. To learn more about the benefits of Hitachi Dynamic Data Migration, please contact us by clicking here 

Author: Wilsa Azmalia Putri   

Content Writer CTI Group 

 

Tags

Don’t miss out!

Sign up for our newsletter and stay up to date.

Privacy & Policy

PT Central Data Technology (“CDT” atau “kami”) sangat berkomitmen untuk memastikan bahwa privasi Anda dilindungi dengan sebaik-baiknya sebagai hal yang sangat penting bagi kami. Melalui https://blog.centraldatatech.com/, kami akan mengatur penggunaan Anda terhadap situs web ini, termasuk semua halaman dalam situs web ini (secara kolektif disebut di bawah ini sebagai “Situs Web ini”), kami ingin berkontribusi dalam menyediakan lingkungan yang aman dan terjamin bagi pengunjung.

Berikut adalah ketentuan kebijakan privasi (“Kebijakan Privasi”) antara Anda (“Anda” atau “Anda”) dan CDT. Dengan mengakses situs web ini, Anda mengakui bahwa Anda telah membaca, memahami, dan menyetujui untuk terikat oleh Kebijakan Privasi ini.

Penggunaan Layanan Langganan oleh CDT dan Pelanggan Kami

Ketika Anda meminta informasi dari CDT dan memberikan informasi yang secara pribadi mengidentifikasi Anda atau memungkinkan kami untuk menghubungi Anda, Anda setuju untuk mengungkapkan informasi tersebut kepada kami. CDT dapat mengungkap informasi tersebut hanya untuk keperluan pemasaran, promosi, dan aktivitas sebatas untuk CDT dan Situs Web ini.

Pengumpulan Informasi

Anda bebas menjelajahi Situs Web ini tanpa memberikan informasi pribadi tentang diri Anda. Ketika Anda mengunjungi Situs Web atau mendaftar untuk layanan langganan, kami menyediakan beberapa informasi navigasional untuk Anda mengisi informasi pribadi Anda agar dapat mengakses beberapa konten yang kami tawarkan.

CDT dapat mengumpulkan data pribadi Anda seperti nama Anda, alamat email, nama perusahaan, nomor telepon, dan informasi lainnya tentang Anda atau bisnis Anda. Kami mengumpulkan data Anda dengan berbagai cara, secara online dan offline. CDT mengumpulkan data Anda secara online menggunakan fitur media sosial, pemasaran melalui email, situs web, dan teknologi cookies. Kami mungkin mengumpulkan data Anda secara offline dalam acara-acara seperti konferensi, pertemuan, lokakarya, dll. Namun, kami tidak akan menggunakan atau mengungkapkan informasi tersebut kepada pihak ketiga atau mengirimkan email yang tidak diminta ke salah satu alamat yang kami kumpulkan, tanpa izin Anda. Kami memastikan bahwa identitas pribadi Anda hanya akan digunakan sesuai dengan Kebijakan Privasi ini.

Bagaimana CDT Menggunakan Informasi yang Dikumpulkan

CDT hanya menggunakan informasi yang dikumpulkan sesuai dengan kebijakan privasi ini. Pelanggan yang berlangganan layanan langganan kami diwajibkan melalui perjanjian dengan mereka untuk mematuhi Kebijakan Privasi ini.

Selain penggunaan informasi Anda, kami dapat menggunakan informasi pribadi Anda untuk:

  • Meningkatkan pengalaman penjelajahan Anda dengan mempersonalisasi situs web dan meningkatkan layanan langganan.
  • Mengirim informasi tentang CDT.
  • Mempromosikan layanan kami kepada Anda dan berbagi konten promosi dan informatif dengan Anda sesuai dengan preferensi komunikasi Anda.
  • Mengirim informasi kepada Anda mengenai perubahan dalam syarat layanan pelanggan kami, Kebijakan Privasi (termasuk kebijakan cookie), atau perjanjian hukum lainnya.

Teknologi Cookies

Cookies adalah potongan kecil data yang situs web transfer ke hard drive komputer pengguna ketika pengguna mengunjungi situs web. Cookies dapat mencatat preferensi Anda saat mengunjungi situs tertentu dan memberikan keuntungan dalam mengidentifikasi minat pengunjung kami untuk analisis statistik situs kami. Informasi ini dapat memungkinkan kami untuk meningkatkan konten, memodifikasi, dan membuat situs kami lebih ramah pengguna.

Cookies digunakan untuk beberapa alasan, seperti alasan teknis agar situs web kami dapat beroperasi. Cookies juga memungkinkan kami untuk melacak dan mengarahkan minat pengguna kami untuk meningkatkan pengalaman situs web dan layanan langganan kami. Data ini digunakan untuk memberikan konten dan promosi yang disesuaikan dengan pelanggan yang memiliki minat pada subjek tertentu.

Anda memiliki hak untuk memutuskan apakah menerima atau menolak cookies. Anda dapat mengedit preferensi cookies Anda melalui pengaturan browser. Jika Anda memilih untuk menolak cookies, Anda masih dapat menggunakan situs web kami, meskipun akses Anda ke beberapa fungsi dan area situs web kami mungkin terbatas.

Situs Web ini juga dapat menampilkan iklan dari pihak ketiga yang berisi tautan ke situs web lain yang menarik. Setelah Anda menggunakan tautan ini untuk meninggalkan situs kami, harap dicatat bahwa kami tidak memiliki kendali atas situs tersebut. CDT tidak dapat bertanggung jawab atas perlindungan dan privasi informasi yang Anda berikan saat mengunjungi situs web tersebut, dan Kebijakan Privasi ini tidak mengatur situs web tersebut.

Kontrol Data Pribadi Anda

CDT memberikan kendali kepada Anda untuk mengelola data pribadi Anda. Anda dapat meminta akses, koreksi, pembaruan, atau penghapusan informasi pribadi Anda. Anda dapat berhenti berlangganan dari aktivitas pemasaran kami dengan mengklik “berhenti berlangganan” di bagian bawah email kami atau menghubungi kami langsung untuk menghapus Anda dari daftar langganan kami.

Kami akan menjaga informasi pribadi Anda agar tetap akurat, dan kami memungkinkan Anda untuk memperbaiki atau mengubah informasi identifikasi pribadi Anda melalui marketing@centraldatatech.com

Jangan lewatkan!

Daftar untuk newsletter kami dan tetap terkini.

Privacy & Policy

PT Central Data Technology (“CDT” or “us”) is strongly committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected as utmost importance to us. https://centraldatatech.com/ , we shall govern your use of this website, including all pages within this website (collectively referred to herein below as this “Website”), we want to contribute to providing a safe and secure environment for visitors.

The following are terms of privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) between you (“you” or “your”) and CDT. By accessing the website, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agree to be bound by this Privacy Policy

Use of The Subscription Service by CDT and Our Customers

When you request information from CDT and supply information that personally identifies you or allows us to contact you, you agree to disclose that information with us. CDT may disclose such information for marketing, promotional and activity only for the purpose of CDT and the Website.

Collecting Information

You are free to explore the Website without providing any personal information about yourself. When you visit the Website or register for the subscription service, we provide some navigational information for you to fill out your personal information to access some content we offered.

CDT may collect your personal data such as your name, email address, company name, phone number and other information about yourself or your business. We are collecting your data in some ways, online and offline. CDT collects your data online using features of social media, email marketing, website, and cookies technology. We may collect your data offline in events like conference, gathering, workshop, etc. However, we will not use or disclose those informations with third party or send unsolicited email to any of the addresses we collect, without your express permission. We ensure that your personal identities will only be used in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

How CDT Use the Collected Information

CDT use the information that is collected only in compliance with this privacy policy. Customers who subscribe to our subscription services are obligated through our agreements with them to comply with this Privacy Policy.

In addition to the uses of your information, we may use your personal information to:

  • Improve your browsing experience by personalizing the websites and to improve the subscription services.
  • Send information about CDT.
  • Promote our services to you and share promotional and informational content with you in accordance with your communication preferences.
  • Send information to you regarding changes to our customers’ terms of service, Privacy Policy (including the cookie policy), or other legal agreements

Cookies Technology

Cookies are small pieces of data that the site transfers to the user’s computer hard drive when the user visits the website. Cookies can record your preferences when visiting a particular site and give the advantage of identifying the interest of our visitor for statistical analysis of our site. This information can enable us to improve the content, modifying and making our site more user friendly.

Cookies were used for some reasons such as technical reasons for our website to operate. Cookies also enable us to track and target the interest of our users to enhance the experience of our website and subscription service. This data is used to deliver customized content and promotions within the Helios to customers who have an interest on particular subjects.

You have the right to decide whether to accept or refuse cookies. You can edit your cookies preferences on browser setup. If you choose to refuse the cookies, you may still use our website though your access to some functionality and areas of our website may be restricted.

This Website may also display advertisements from third parties containing links to other websites of interest. Once you have used these links to leave our site, please note that we do not have any control over the website. CDT cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information that you provide while visiting such websites and this Privacy Policy does not govern such websites.

Control Your Personal Data

CDT give control to you to manage your personal data. You can request access, correction, updates or deletion of your personal information. You may unsubscribe from our marketing activity by clicking unsubscribe us from the bottom of our email or contacting us directly to remove you from our subscription list.

We will keep your personal information accurate, and we allow you to correct or change your personal identifiable information through marketing@centraldatatech.com