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Migration Planning 101: How Do You Plan Workload Migrations?

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Migration Planning 101: How Do You Plan Workload Migrations?
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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

  1. Understand the characteristics of the workload demand being migrated.
  2. Understand the supply in the target environment (either available or needed).
  3. 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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