Server Migration Service

Server Migration Service (SMS) provides P2V and V2V migration services to help you migrate workloads from on-premises x86 physical servers or VMs on private or public clouds to ECSs on HUAWEI CLOUD.

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Product Advantages
  • Seamless Migration

    SMS seamlessly migrates workloads to HUAWEI CLOUD ECSs without business interruption. SMS ensures minimal downtime during the final data migration cutover.

  • Fast Transmission

    SMS supports the Internet, private lines, and VPNs. SMS identifies valid data on source servers and quickly transmits data, optimizing migration efficiency and achieving a network utilization rate of up to 90%.

  • Strong Compatibility

    SMS migrates VMs on mainstream private or public clouds and x86 physical servers. SMS supports over 40 OSs.

  • High Security

    SMS authenticates the Agent using the AK/SK and uses dynamically generated SSL certificates and keys to encrypt transmission channel, ensuring data security.

Application Scenarios
  • OS Migration

  • Workload Migration

  • Database Migration

OS Migration

OS Migration

SMS migrates OSs and system configurations, including security hardening and user permission management configurations, from your servers, to ECSs on HUAWEI CLOUD.

Advantages

Easy and Effective

SMS frees you from manually reconfiguring OSs.

Highly Consistent

SMS ensures that files migrated to HUAWEI CLOUD ECSs are consistent with those on source servers.

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Workload Migration

Workload Migration

SMS helps you migrate all data, including OSs, applications, configurations, and files, from source servers to ECSs on HUAWEI CLOUD without reconfiguring or deploying applications.

Advantages

Easy and Effective

SMS migrates your services, including applications, configurations, and running environments, to HUAWEI CLOUD without reconfiguring or deploying applications.

Minimal Downtime

No business interruption is required during migration. SMS ensures minimal downtime during the final data migration cutover.

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Database Migration

Database Migration

SMS migrates single-node databases from your servers to ECSs on HUAWEI CLOUD with minimal business interruption.

Advantages

Easy and Effective

SMS eliminates the need to install or configure the databases on HUAWEI CLOUD ECSs or to use other tools for migrating databases.

Highly Consistent

SMS ensures that the databases migrated to HUAWEI CLOUD ECSs are consistent with those on source servers.

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Functions

  • Migration Feasibility Check

    SMS automatically assesses whether source servers can be migrated and migrates only servers that can be migrated.

  • Windows Block-Level Transferring

    SMS identifies and transfers valid data based on Windows disk partitions and file structures, and synchronizes incremental data.

Migration Feasibility Check

Windows Block-Level Transferring

  • Linux File-Level Replication

    SMS replicates file systems and synchronizes changed files from source servers to HUAWEI CLOUD ECSs.

  • Secure Transmission Channel

    SMS builds an SSL transmission channel for each migration task by using dynamically generated security certificates and keys.

Linux File-Level Replication

Secure Transmission Channel

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