There are many drivers for database modernization, such as technology stack updates, cost savings, and new data centers or event cloud migrations. Database migrations are complex, and preparation and execution are key. In this course, get a high-level look at how to prepare for and successfully execute a database modernization project. Instructor David Yahalom details the key steps and challenges you may face when modernizing your current database technologies. He explains how to run a database migration assessment, which can give you insights into both your current state and how to plan your target state. David also reviews the conceptual ideas behind schema-to-schema conversion and data migrations, as well as tools that can help you with these steps. Whether you’re a hands-on engineer or a curious executive, you’ll come away from this course with the basic information you need to approach your own database modernization project.