Cloud Data Migration Definition
Cloud Data Migration
Cloud data migration is the process of moving data, elements, and applications to a cloud environment or server that is off-premise.
Cloud data migrations are performed using a few main methods. The most popular cloud data migration method involves moving data and applications from on-premise server or hardware to a remote cloud server.
However, cloud data migrations can also refer to moving data from one cloud to another cloud. This is called cloud-to-cloud migration, and often occurs when users switch cloud providers.
Another method, reverse cloud migration, is when users move data and tools from a remote cloud server back to a local data environment.
In general, moving from on-premise systems to a cloud environment often results in a more cost-effective and efficient way to store and access data and tools.