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AWS Cloud Migration

Proven framework for flexible and effective enterprise-scale migration

Organizations of all sizes are migrating to AWS cloud to take advantage of its unparalleled array of services for agility and cost optimization. The platform is especially well-suited to accommodating enterprise-scale workloads, though migrating large and complex data sets present unique challenges, and ensuring that the new environment delivers maximum benefits hinges on a well-planned and -executed migration.

Starschema performs end-to-end data migrations, including platform design, management and DataOps for entire multi-vendor data pipelines or specific components, for Fortune 50 and smaller enterprises.

As a Select Tier Amazon Web Services partner with a proven track record of excellence in completing large, complex migrations and build projects, we’ve developed a proven and flexible framework, supported by customizable proprietary automation tools, that enables clients to quickly realize the benefits of the cloud and fully leverage AWS-native solutions and services to achieve operational efficiency and competitive advantage.

Key Benefits

Enterprise-ready framework

Migrate the largest and, most complex workloads to AWS and take full advantage of cloud-native solutions and services.

Industry-leading automation

Realize exceptional time-to-value without compromising data quality by leveraging proprietary migration tools.

State-of-the-art architecture

Reduce total cost of ownership with a future-proof, AWS-native architecture and easy, predictable maintenance.

Scope of Solution

• Architecture design and set-up, including all data and analytics components

• Platform configuration

• Ingestion set-up

• Database objects migration and conversion

• ETL conversion

• Reports conversion

• Hypercare

Migration Methodology

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1. Assessment and Planning

• Conduct broad and deep assessment of workloads, peak times, potential issues and other key factors

• Customize the migration framework to client’s needs

• Deliver proof of concept for setting up chosen AWS services

2. Mobilization and Migration

• Develop and set up necessary migration tools and access products

• Build metadata inventory and implement a version control system

• Deploy proprietary automation toolset for UDF conversion, DDL conversion and data type optimization

• Equip client with custom browser application for monitoring and testing migration results

• Verify migrated code against source using programmatic testing

3. Go-Live and Hypercare

• Schedule go-live with client and organize transfer of knowledge gained during the migration

• Provide hypercare for an agreed-on period

• Implement state-of-the-art operation monitoring systems

Key Technologies

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Ask the Expert

Balint Kocsis

VP of Sales

Bálint has several years of experience with data operations in enterprise environments either as a consultant, team lead or delivery manager.

He builds high-functioning operations teams from scratch for single technologies or full-scope enterprise data lake architectures.

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