Source: Speed up and organize your move to cloud with new migration waves from Velostrata from Google Cloud
Enterprise cloud migration projects often include moving hundreds or thousands of application workloads from on-prem or other clouds into Google Cloud Platform (GCP). Migrating the entirety of your data center at once is challenging, if not impossible. The best practice we’ve seen is to assess your workloads and batch them into different migration groups based on factors like their production level, inter-application affinity and collaboration, size, importance to the business, performance needs, and more. To do that, it’s crucial to have a high-level view of the entire migration project, in addition to granular views and controls over when and how these batches are migrated.
That’s why we’ve introduced migration waves in the latest release of Velostrata, GCP’s real-time enterprise migration tool. A migration wave is a way of organizing the systems you want to move into batches that make your migration strategy more manageable. Migration waves give you vantage points and controls to plan, execute, and monitor your migration to GCP at each step of the journey. You can see here what migration waves look like:
Using migration waves makes the cloud migration process simpler. For example, you may choose to migrate all of the VMs in your data center that are associated with dev/test first, so you create a wave with the first 25 VMs, then another 25 VMs, and so on until your dev/test landscape is successfully in the cloud.
In addition to that, with migration waves you are able to:
In addition to migration waves, Velostrata now includes other new capabilities that give you a smoother, faster path to GCP. These include:
Along with all the new capabilities, we’re also thrilled to relay that all of the documentation forVelostrata 4.0 is officially a part of the GCP family, following our 2018 acquisition. You can also find support information for Velostrata here.