The need for digital transformation is compelling enterprises to move from traditional data warehouses to the cloud. Gartner estimates that the worldwide public cloud services market will increase by over 17 percent to $206 billion in 2019. IDC forecasts the global spending on cloud services and infrastructure to reach $210 billion in 2019. These estimates highlight the increasing adoption of intelligent cloud-based technologies.
Legacy data warehouse transformation is complicated and risky. A successful migration requires a detailed evaluation on multiple parameters – including queries, tables, sub-queries, database views, users, applications, target query execution engines, and more.
To help guarantee that your workload migration is primed for success, we’ve put together a list of five things to consider before you get started.