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Why Choose Cirrus Data Cloud for Migration?

Why Choose Cirrus Data Cloud for Migration?



To ensure maximum flexibility in migration management as well as the lowest possible impact to production workload, Cirrus Data Cloud provides a number of unique features:

Cloud-based web portal management



Portal management app is always up-to-date, with no need to install management clients
Single pane of glass for all migration- and user-related activities
Users can invite other role-specified users to assist with migration tasks and monitoring
Migration projects can include hundreds or thousands of hosts organized into waves
Zero-downtime deployment and migration

Deployment is launched by a single command line run at each host which contains a project-specific identifier



Project identifier can be deployed using enterprise-scale automation tools such as Ansible or Terraform
Zero-downtime copying of source block device to destination block device

Unparalleled automation tools



Auto discovery of all participating hosts
Automatic organizing of hosts into projects
Auto-creation of destination devices using Storage Plugins (available for Pure Cloud Block Store and many other optimized cloud virtual storage vendors)
LVM structure auto-mapping, allowing one-click selection of all pertinent PV extends for a given VG/LV
iQoS self-learning smart-throttling to ensure impact to product I/O is within the desired limit during migration

Easy backout



Reversible cut-over (for trying out new storage without committing)

Simple licensing



Pay-as-you-go capacity, charged solely for the actual amount of data migrated
Discounts available for large pools of capacity purchased
Host-based or enterprise licenses also available

Updated on: 11/07/2022

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