Twin Cities Code Camp

Brian Seebacher

Simplified, Easy, No Problem: Lessons from a Real-World Cloud Data Migration Project

by Brian Seebacher

Sat, Apr 15, 2023
Room: P0808
Time: 13:45

The vendors say migrating your data platforms to the cloud is cheap, fast, and easier than ever. How does one separate the truth from the hype? An experienced small-company technologist shares his thoughts and observations from a real-world project that brought a decades-old mission-critical reporting system into the cloud era using a Microsoft stack. We'll delve into the finer points and discuss planning, execution, acceptance, and integration. Also, we'll go beyond the project's traditional "happy ending" to talk about the practical things we learned living with our new system for the past two years.

About the Author

Brian Seebacher is the President, CEO, and CTO of Hargrove & Associates, Inc. (HAI), an industry intelligence product and services firm based in Minneapolis, MN. HAI specializes in the design, implementation, and operation of market benchmarking platforms used by some of the world's leading companies and their professional associations.