Enterprise Database Migration (EDM)


Course Overview

This course is intended to give architects, engineers, and developers the skills required to help enterprise customers architect, plan, execute, and test database migration projects. Through a combination of presentations, demos, and hands-on labs participants move databases to GCP while taking advantage of various GCP services.

This course covers how to move on-premises, enterprise databases like SQL Server to Google Cloud (Compute Engine and Cloud SQL) and Oracle to Google Cloud bare metal.

Who should attend

Engineers planning a data migration to GCP; Engineers working on a database migration project; and Technical managers, IT decision-makers, and others who want to understand the benefits, risks, rewards, and processes of migrating databases to the cloud.


  • GCP Professional Cloud Architect and/or Professional Data Engineer certification
  • Understanding of relational and NoSQL database design
  • Database development experience using SQL
  • Programming experience

Course Objectives

  • Plan, execute, test, and monitor simple and complex enterprise database migrations to Google Cloud.
  • Evaluate on-premises database architectures and plan migrations to cloud-optimized deployments.
  • Choose appropriate Google Cloud database targets based on on-premises data sources.
  • Migrate SQL Server databases to Cloud SQL and Compute Engine.
  • Run Oracle databases on Google Cloud bare metal.
  • Recognize and overcome the real-world challenges of moving data to prevent data loss, preserve data integrity, and minimize downtime.
  • Test and monitor data migration projects.
  • Leverage tools to automate data migration.
  • Make the business case for moving databases to Google Cloud.

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Prices & Delivery methods

Online Training

4 days

  • on request
Classroom Training

4 days

  • on request

Currently there are no training dates scheduled for this course.