1 Learn About Migrating to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

Learn about how to migrate from Oracle Data Visualization Cloud Service to Oracle Analytics Cloud on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.

About the Migration Scope

Before migrating from Oracle Data Visualization Cloud Service to Oracle Analytics Cloud on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, consider the scope and constraints of this migration path.

Migration scenarios covered in this Guide

Migration Scenario Source Oracle Data Visualization Cloud Service Target Oracle Analytics Cloud
Cloud Service Oracle Data Visualization Cloud Service

Latest version (19.2.2 or later)

Oracle Analytics Cloud

Latest version (105.3 or later)

Cloud Subscription Traditional metered subscription or nonmetered subscription to Oracle Cloud Cloud account subscription to Oracle Analytics Cloud - Professional Edition. Either:
  • Universal Credits
  • Fixed Oracle Analytics Cloud Subscription
Identity Management Traditional identity management through Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Classic Console (previously called My Services) Oracle Identity Cloud Service

If you're not sure which versions are running in your source and target environments, ask your Oracle representative.

Not covered in this Guide

Migration scenario Description More Information
Database migration You must migrate your Oracle Database Cloud Service on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Classic (if any) to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. Select a Method to Migrate Database Instances

About the Migration Task Flow

You use a snapshot to migrate an Oracle Data Visualization Cloud Service instance to Oracle Analytics Cloud on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. Before you start the migration, you need to prepare and set up a target Oracle Analytics Cloud instance on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. Here's what you need to do.

Prepare to Migrate

Task Description More Information
Plan your new service Plan your Oracle Analytics Cloud deployment on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. Think about what you want before you start.

Plan Your Service on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

Complete your order and sign in to your Oracle Cloud account

You must have a subscription for Oracle Analytics Cloud (or Oracle Analytics Cloud Subscription) to create services on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.

As Cloud Account Administrator, you can complete all setup tasks.

Sign In For the First Time

Create a service on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Create an Oracle Analytics Cloud instance with the required size and shape on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.

If you subscribe through Universal Credits, create the service with Oracle Analytics Cloud. The way you create new services on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure depends on which data regions are accessible to you.

If you have a non-metered subscription, create the service with Oracle Analytics Cloud Subscription.

Create a Service with Oracle Analytics Cloud (APAC and LAD)

Create a Service with Oracle Analytics Cloud (North America and Europe)

Create a Service with Oracle Analytics Cloud Subscription

Verify your service Verify that your service is up and running and that you can sign in. Verify Your Service and Sign In
Migrate users and roles Migrate users and roles from your traditional Oracle Data Visualization Cloud Service account to Oracle Identity Cloud Service available with your Cloud account.

Migrate Users and Roles from Oracle Data Visualization Cloud Service

Whitelist the IP of your service on your data sources If you whitelisted the IP of your Oracle BI Cloud Service instance, you must perform this task again for the new Oracle Analytics Cloud instance on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. IP Ranges and Gateway IPs for Oracle Analytics Cloud Instances

Migrate Your Service

Task Description More Information
Understand snapshot options Understand what you can include or exclude when you take a snapshot.

Understand Snapshot Options

Check that your target is ready for migration and take a backup Verify that the required users and roles are available in your target service and take a snapshot in case you need to roll back. Back Up Your Target Service Before Migration

Take a snapshot of the source

Capture the content you want to migrate on the source system.

Take a Snapshot on the Source

Download the snapshot

Download the snapshot that you want to migrate to your local file system.

Download the Snapshot

Upload the snapshot to the target

Sign in to the target system and upload the snapshot.

Upload the Snapshot on the Target

Restore the snapshot content

Select the newly uploaded snapshot in the list of saved snapshots and restore the content in the snapshot.

After restoring the snapshot you must perform additional tasks to complete the migration. For example, you must migrate data files, verify application role assignments, and more.

Restore the Snapshot on the Target

Migrate data files

Use the Data Migration utility to migrate and restore data files from another environment.

Migrate File-based Data

Verify application role assignments Verify that users and groups in your target service have the correct application roles in Oracle Analytics Cloud.

Verify and Configure Service Settings

Reconfigure search crawl users Change the name of the users configured to index catalog content.

Verify and Configure Service Settings

Verify and configure service settings Check that your safe domains are configured correctly. Optionally, configure new options of your service, such as a virus scanner, or maps and extensions for your data visualizations.

Verify and Configure Service Settings

Complete Post-Migration Tasks

Task Description More Information
Test the migrated service Check that the content you migrated is available on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure and everything works as you expect. Test the Migrated Service Instance
Clean up services on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Classic Remove any resources that you don't need. Clean Up Infrastructure and Platform Resources in Oracle Data Visualization Cloud Service

About the Migration Tooling

You use a snapshot to migrate your Oracle Data Visualization Cloud Service instance to Oracle Analytics Cloud on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. In certain situations, you might also use the Data Migration Utility.

  • Snapshots: Migrates your content, file-based data, application role assignments, and other settings from your Oracle Data Visualization Cloud Service instance to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.
  • Data Migration Utility: Migrates your file-based data to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. Only required if network connectivity or storage access issues prevents data file migration with the snapshot.