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Data migration

We help you migrate data to your new infrastructure with zero data loss, and minimal downtime.


Software updates are critical to resolve application bugs, patch security vulnerabilities and implement new features. However, updates can break due to software conflicts or un-availability of compatible system packages.

Bobcares keeps your servers updated with the latest software by fixing dependency issues, resolving software conflicts, managing upgrade errors, and creating custom packages where needed.

How we help

Zero data loss

Split-data is a common issue noted in un-planned server migrations. It happens when data get updated in source server after the data copy is done, but the DNS keeps pointing to the old server. By carefully synchronizing data copy, service suspension, and DNS switching, data loss is reduced to zero.

Minimal downtime

During a migration, the data transfer, service suspension, and DNS synching should be timed to perfection to reduce the downtime of domains. By creating a detailed list of fault points, carefully monitoring for service continuity, and diligent testing at receiving end, domain downtimes are minimized.

Compatibility resolution

When migrating data between different versions of software or entirely different server software, data must first be converted into an interchangeable format. We do a pre-migration audit to identify all such constraints, and systematically resolve them to ensure a smooth switch-over to the new system.

Examples of migration requests


Here are a few data migration cases that we work on a day to day basis:

  Migrating database from an old version to a new version.

  Migrating database from one platform to another. Eg: MySQL to MariaDB.

  Migrating mail data to a new mail server/cluster.

  Migrating web hosting accounts from one platform to another. Eg: Windows to Linux migration.

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We can help you with all your infrastructure management needs, be it one time support, emergency server rescue or 24/7 server monitoring & management.