“We moved our database into the cloud and it was terrible”. Or wasn’t it?
When we started moving a large database into the cloud we drafted a migration scenario to minimize the downtime. Migrating from one type of database to another one is seldom an easy game. Combine this with the fact the there was a lot of data to be shipped and you can understand the raw complexity.
We managed to set up an incremental process that on first run would take several days, second run about a day and then make it