Migration Planning 101: How Do You Plan Workload Migrations?
Lately it seems to me like migration season is upon us. Specifically, workload migrations. Every other customer call I join I’m asked about how VMTurbo can assist planning with migration across datacenters, across clusters, across hypervisors etc. Generally speaking, with or without VMTurbo, the planning is a 3 steps process.
Planning Workload Migrations Process
- Understand the characteristics of the workload demand being migrated.
- Understand the supply in the target environment (either available or needed).
- Figure out how to match the two.
Step 1: Understanding the Legacy environment
If you don’t understand everything about the legacy environment, there is no reason to even try. Without it – the entire process is a stupid question, which will result in a stupid answer.
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