Issue III
Migrating a Database Using Continuous Rolling Forward
By Eddy Coppens
In most traditional migrations towards a new environment, one will most probably come up with the most current ideas to get the job done, but what about migrating a multi-terabyte sized database with minimal down time?

First, we opted to set up HADR, but that would imply a second down time apart from the actual switch of environment just to get HADR up and running. Another method could be to set up a replication tool to copy the data for this particular database, but the method wouldn’t be reusable for the many other databases we have to migrate as well. This left us with one feasible option: continuous rolling forward. You might come up with different ways of working as well, but read through the rest of the story first before confirming on your thought.
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