Assisted Migration to MariaDB SkySQL

Overview

MariaDB SkySQL customers can receive assistance from MariaDB Corporation when migrating a database to SkySQL:

  • MariaDB Corporation's migration process divides a migration into multiple well-defined stages with distinct validation criteria at each stage

  • SkyDBAs and SkySQL support can assist with many migration steps

  • On-site assistance is also available

For assistance with a migration:

  • Existing customers can submit a support case to request assistance with a migration

  • New customers can contact us to begin the migration planning process

Compatibility

  • Distributed Transactions

  • Multi-Node Analytics

  • Replicated Transactions

  • Single Node Analytics

  • Single Node Transactions

Migration Process

MariaDB Corporation uses a multi-step process to assist customers with migrations:

  1. Assessment of application requirements, inventory, and identified challenges

  2. Schema Migration including tables, constraints, indexes, and views

  3. Application Code Migration by porting and testing SQL and application code

  4. Data Migration and Replication with import of data, with conversion to the new schema, and ongoing inbound replication of new data

  5. Quality Assurance to assess data validity, data integrity, performance, accuracy of query results, stored code, and running code such as client applications, APIs, and batch jobs

  6. Cutover including final database preparation, fallback planning, switchover, and decommissioning of old databases

For additional information, see "Whitepaper: Migrate to MariaDB Enterprise from Oracle".