Database Migration Service with Shachar Guz and Gabe Weiss
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Stephanie Wong and cohost Gabi Ferrara talk about the exciting launch of Database Migration Service at Google. Our guests this week, Shachar Guz and Gabe Weiss, start the show explaining DMS, focusing on the ease of infrastructure management for cloud users.

Migration is made simpler with DMS, and Shachar and Gabe walk us through the process of using this powerful new service. Our guests outline some hurdles to migration and how DMS and the DMS documentation help developers overcome them. Shacher tells us the steps companies should take before and after running DMS to ensure projects run correctly and business logic is preserved as well, and Gabe stresses the importance of testing.

Database Migration Service focuses on open source, and we talk about why this is an important benefit. In addition, the thorough explanations embedded in DMS help users navigate easily, serverless technology means projects are fast and efficient, and native applications are leveraged for better transparency. And it’s free.

Shachar Guz

Shachar is a product manager at Google Cloud, he works on the Cloud Database Migration Service. Shachar worked in various product and engineering roles and shares a true passion about data and helping customers get the most out of their data. Shachar is passionate about building products that make cumbersome processes simple and straightforward and helping companies adopt Cloud technologies to accelerate their business.

Gabe Weiss

Gabe works on the Google Cloud Platform team ensuring that developers can make awesome things, both inside and outside of Google. Prior to Google he’s worked in virtual reality production and distribution, source control, the games industry and professional acting.

Cool things of the week
  • Unlock the power of change data capture and replication with new, serverless Datastream blog
    • Introducing Dataplex—an intelligent data fabric for analytics at scale blog
    • Data Cloud Summit site
    • Google Cloud’s New 2021 Analytics Launches video
    • Bringing multi-cloud analytics to your data with BigQuery Omni blog
  • Applied ML Summit site
Interview
  • Database Migration Service site
  • DMS Documentation docs
  • Cloud SQL site
  • Network Intelligence Center site
  • Introducing Database Migration Service video
  • Best practices for homogeneous database migrations blog
  • Database Migration Service Connectivity—A technical introspective blog
  • Migrating MySQL data to Cloud SQL using Database Migration Service Qwiklab site
What’s something cool you’re working on?

Gabbi is going to CrimeCon for fun!

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