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William WoodMigrating to MariaDBhttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3997-1_7

7. Defining a Roadmap for Success

William Wood1 
Pacific, MO, USA

Taking on such a monumental technology task as migrating to a different DBMS solution involves equally monumental risks, and the only way to mitigate those risks is through proper analysis, planning, testing, and implementation. Not to minimize other areas of technology, but migrating database solutions carries an extraordinary risk in comparison.

At the top of the risk chain is the data itself, and minimizing any threat by mistake or otherwise to that data is priority number one. In the effort to maintain the data in its integrity, and entirety, there are no shortcuts that can be taken. ...

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