Data Migration

Data migration is the process of moving the data from one location to another, one format to another, or one application to another. Additionally, the validation of the migrated data for the completeness and the decommissioning of legacy data storage are considered part of the entire process. It is a key consideration for any of the system implementation, upgrade and it is typically performed in such a way as to be as automated as possible, freeing up the human resources from tedious tasks. The data, applications, etc. that will be migrated are selected based on the business, project, and technical requirements and dependencies. Hardware and bandwidth requirements are analyzed. Feasible migration and the back-out scenarios are developed, as well as the associated tests, automation scripts, mappings, and procedures. Factors to review during a data migration project include how long the migration will take, the amount of downtime required, and risk to the business due to technical compatibility issues, data corruption, application performance issues, and the missed data or data loss.

D365 C5 Data Migration Extension

This article explains about D365 C5 Data Migration Extension. This extension makes it easy to migrate customers, vendors, items, and your general ledger accounts from Microsoft Dynamics C5 2012 to Business Central. You can also migrate historical entries for the general ledger accounts. What Data is Migrated? The following data is migrated for each entity: 1. Customers Contacts Location Country Customer dimensions (department, center, purpose) Shipment method Sales Person Payment terms Payment method Customer price group Customer invoice discount If you migrate the accounts, the following data is also migrated: Customer posting setup General journal batch Open transactions (customer ledger entries) 2. Vendors Contacts Location Country Vendor dimensions (department, center, purpose) Invoice...

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