The “Big-Bang” data migration has served us well for decades now but I’m afraid the death knell is sounding.
“What do you mean” I hear you cry:
No more 48 hour sleepless shifts? No more frantic late night calls to ask operations for “just one more hour”? No post traumatic big-bang stress disorder? No more embarrassing system rollbacks?
No. I think it’s time to say farewell to the Big-Bang data migration for a number of reasons. This post will look at why Big-Bang has had it’s day and more importantly, what are we going to replace it with?