Customer

Our client was one of the world's largest provider of Internet television network listed on Fortune 500 and Global 2000. The company offers its high-class services to more than 80 million customers both in the US and worldwide.

Technologies

Teradata, Amazon Redshift

Challenge

Our client took a decision to start using Amazon Redshift data warehouse. They were looking for a reliable way to perform the move to the cloud in a short space of time. The task of Ispirer team was to find the most effective solution to the migration of Teradata database into Amazon Redshift.

The existing database involved tables, several GB of data and SQL objects. The overall volume of the legacy in Teradata contained about 30 thousand lines of code.

Solution

After comprehensive analysis and estimation stage, Ispirer Migration and Modernization Toolkit Developers expanded some of the existing functionalities hereof in order to ensure the best conversion result after the automatic migration. They prepared indeed a fit-for-purpose solution for this migration.

The Toolkit was tested to meet all custom requirements and delivered to the client ready to be implemented.

The migration process of the Teradata database into Amazon Redshift was performed by means of the Ispirer MnMTK 2015 at the client’s premises. The Toolkit licensing for 3 months involved free technical support by Ispirer Migration Experts assigned to this project and training of the client’s technical team. Ispirer migration consultants were sustaining the migration process, ready to resolve migration issues upon request.

Results and Advantages

The migration solution provided by Ispirer facilitated the move from Teradata platform to the new data warehouse. The migration was completed within the promised timeline and cost estimate. As a result, the company was able to gain productivity through the use of Amazon Redshift and take all the advantages of the new environment.

2015