An Introduction to Migration
Alibaba Cloud offers comprehensive services and resources to ensure a smooth migration. Users can choose to migrate their data to Alibaba Cloud through self-guided materials, or opt to outsource their migration to either Alibaba Cloud's Migration Service or a trusted Alibaba Cloud Partner.

Why Alibaba Cloud?

  • Price
    Alibaba Cloud is cost effective. Reduce hassles and O&M costs by moving to the cloud.
  • Infrastructure as Code
    Treat infrastructure as code. Version your systems the way you version your code, and benefit from easy deployment, rollback, and testing.
  • China Presence
    A unified platform across all our global data centers, including Mainland China.

Data Migration Solution Architectures

Migration Methodology
Migration Methodology
Moving to the cloud is a big step. Prior to migrating to the cloud, it is important to consider all benefits and possible risks.
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Capacity Evaluation Planning
Capacity Evaluation Planning
Capacity Evaluation Planning is important for assessing the current situation, and forecasting future resource usage.
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Cloud Architecture Design
Cloud Architecture Design
Unlike traditional architecture, cloud platforms ensure high service availability through a distributed architecture.
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Image Migration
Image Migration
Image migration is one of the first steps in migrating to the cloud. A complete copy or "mirror" of a host system's operating system, data, and applications is made, which can be used to create an ECS instance set up identically to the host system.
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Database Migration
Database Migration
Migrate your databases to Alibaba Cloud quickly and efficiently, or just create a backup of your on-site databases to allow quick recovery from failures.
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Storage Migration
Storage Migration
When moving to cloud, keeping existing NAS or NAS-style storage solutions in place can be a challenge. Alibaba Cloud provides two methods to allow easy migration of existing file storage solutions to the cloud.
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Interested in doing business in China?

  • China Connect
    We knows what it takes to be successful and secure in China. ChinaConnect is an easy one-stop solution for your company to access our advanced cloud infrastructure and do business in China.
  • ICP Registration Support
    Learn how to obtain an ICP Filing or ICP Commercial License to host your website in Mainland China

Security and Compliance

We are committed to providing stable, reliable, secure, and compliant cloud computing infrastructure services across major jurisdictions around the world.
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  • GDPR
  • PCI DSS
  • MPAA
  • DJCP MLPS
  • CSA STAR
  • AICPA

Featured Products

Elastic Compute Service
Host your applications on high quality hosts with the latest intel CPUs and lots of memory.
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ApsaraDB for RDS
Configure and manage databases easily with Alibaba's RDS service.
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Data Transmission Service
Synchronize databases or even perform full migrations from one database type to another with Alibaba Cloud's DTS service.
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Resources

Setting up a Highly Available NAT
Setting up a Highly Available NAT
ECS Linux Instance Migration
ECS Linux Instance Migration
Mount OSS as Local Filesystem
Mount OSS as Local Filesystem
Site-to-site VPN: CT MPLS IPCN
Site-to-site VPN: CT MPLS IPCN
How to Set up a VPN Using OpenVPN
How to Set up a VPN Using OpenVPN

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