This topic describes how to evaluate a database. You can view the migration cost of the database in the evaluation results.


An Alibaba Cloud account is created, and real-name verification is complete.


  1. Log on to the Advanced Database & Application Migration (ADAM) console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, click Evaluate DB.
  3. On the DB Evaluation Process page, click Online Database Collection or Download Database Collector. For more information, see Collect database information.
  4. After the database information is collected, click Next: View Source Database Profile. In the Create Source DB Profile step, click Create Profile to upload a data file for analysis. For more information, see Manage a database profile.
  5. In the Create Source DB Profile step, select a profile from the list and then click Next: Select Destination Database. For more information, see Select a destination database.
  6. In the Select Destination DB step, click Next: Create Destination DB Evaluation Project. In the Create Project panel, set the required parameters of the evaluation project. For more information, see Evaluate a database.