Data migration methodology

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The data migration process consists of phases that provide a tested methodology. You can use the data migration methodology to scope, plan, and document your migration choices and tasks.

  1. Discovery phase

    Collect information about hosts, storage, and fabrics in the environment.

  2. Analysis phase

    Examine the collected data, and determine the appropriate migration approach for each host or storage array.

  3. Planning phase

    Create and test migration plans, provision destination storage, and configure migration tools.

  4. Execution phase

    Migrate the data and perform host remediations.

  5. Verification phase

    Validate the new system configurations and provide documentation.