PolarDB provides multiple data migration and synchronization solutions to meet different business requirements, such as migrating data to the cloud, migrating data between different cloud service providers, and synchronizing data. This allows you to migrate and synchronize databases to Alibaba Cloud PolarDB. This does not affect your business.

Data Transmission Service (DTS) of Alibaba Cloud supports schema migration, full migration, and real-time data synchronization for PolarDB. For more information about DTS, see What is Data Transmission Service?.

Data migration

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Migrate data from ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL to PolarDB
Migrate data from PolarDB to ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL Migrate data from a PolarDB for MySQL cluster to an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance
Migrate data from a user-created database to PolarDB Migrate data from a self-managed MySQL database to a PolarDB for MySQL cluster
Migrate data from a third-party cloud database to PolarDB Migrate data from an Amazon Aurora MySQL cluster to a PolarDB for MySQL cluster
Migrate data between PolarDB clusters Migrate data between PolarDB for MySQL clusters

Data synchronization

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Synchronize data from ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL to PolarDB Synchronize data from an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance to a PolarDB for MySQL cluster
Synchronize data between PolarDB clusters
Synchronize data from a user-created database to PolarDB Synchronize data from a user-created MySQL database hosted on ECS to an Apsara PolarDB for MySQL cluster
Synchronize data from PolarDB to ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL Synchronize data from an Apsara PolarDB for MySQL cluster to an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance
Synchronize data from PolarDB to an analytical database
Synchronize data from PolarDB to Kafka Synchronize data from a PolarDB for MySQL cluster to a user-created Kafka cluster