Massive Oracle DB system migration and Disaster Recovery solution implementation

Project goals:

  • Migrate 200+ enterprise databases from a variety of platforms (AIX, HP-UX, Linux), consolidating them on Oracle Exadata X7
  • Upgrade legacy DB versions in the process of migration, from versions 9i, 10g, 11g to 12c
  • Set up Disaster Recovery solution
  • Conduct performance optimization as per Exadata best practices

Massive Oracle DB system migration and Disaster Recovery solution implementation

Accomplishments:

  • We have developed a flexible migration plan to be able to adjust the migration approach for each DB’s specific requirements
  • Migration approaches list included Oracle DataGuard switchover, Oracle Data Pump migration and Oracle RMAN duplicate
  • The migration process have been scripted to minimize downtime and optimize work
  • All database have been migrated to Exadata servers
  • Disaster recovery solution has been designed and set up, comprising Oracle RAC, Oracle Data Guard with standby databases on a dedicated Exadata system, and Oracle RMAN backups

Technologies:

  • Oracle Database 9i, 10g, 11g, 12c
  • Oracle Exadata X7
  • Oracle Grid Infrastructure
  • Oracle Real Application Clusters
  • Oracle DataGuard
  • Oracle RMAN
  • Oracle Data Pump
  • HP-UX
  • AIX
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux

Workload:

  • 15.000 hours

Migration team:

  • 3 x Senior Oracle Exadata Administrator
  • Senior Oracle Database Architect
  • Project Manager

Support team — 24×7 coverage:

  • Rotation shift member: 8 x Senior Oracle DBA
  • Rotation team leader: 4 x Senior Oracle Exadata Administrator

 

Want to make a successful project?

Need to save costs and consolidate your data assets? Tweak the database performance or execute 0% downtime database migration? Our creative approach unlocks business potential and focus on creating newer possibilities