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Data migration is the transfer of data between computer systems, formats or storage systems. Data migration is necessary when there is a change in the software, database, storage method or hardware. It is also necessary when businesses merge, or an entirely new system is implemented.  

Showing all jobs with the DATA MIGRATION skill

Posted Job Title Salary / Daily Rate Location Type
Posted22/02/2018 Salary / Daily RateNegotiable LocationDublin TypeContract
Posted16/02/2018 Salary / Daily Rate€35,000 - €45,000 LocationMidlands Ireland TypePermanent
Posted16/02/2018 Salary / Daily Rate€400-450 LocationDublin TypeContract
Posted12/02/2018 Salary / Daily RateNegotiable LocationDublin South TypePermanent
Posted25/01/2018 Salary / Daily Rate€400 - €450 LocationDublin City Centre TypeContract
Posted25/01/2018 Salary / Daily Rate€85,000 - €95,000 LocationMeath TypePermanent
Posted25/01/2018 Salary / Daily Rate€400 - €450 LocationDublin City Centre TypeContract

Data migration can be disruptive to a business. For this reason, before migrating the data, the format and structure and how it may alter when migrated to a new destination must be considered. To minimise the impact of the migration, all data should be uniformed and duplicated before the move takes place to prevent the loss or alteration of vital information.

A data migration plan is always formed in order to reduce the cost and impact of the migration. The plan should evaluate the time scale of the migration, how it will affect the business and whether there will be any issues such as altered or lost data. The plan must also include a structured schedule of what data is moved and when. All data must then be evaluated once in the new destination to check whether the migration was successful and accurate.

Jobs that utilise data migration include: