Migrate OpenSearch

Confidently migrate OpenSearch to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) using a proven end-to-end approach. Existing OpenSearch clusters can be easily migrated to OCI without requiring significant configuration, integration, or disruption to source environments. Access step-by-step resources outlining best practices as well as expert guidance from Oracle engineers and partners.

Migrate OpenSearch in four steps

Migrate OpenSearch details below

Below are steps to consider when planning your OpenSearch migration to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. Steps fall into four categories: A) Plan, B) Prepare, C) Execute, D) Validate. What follows is a list of steps, broken down by category.

Category A: Plan (this category is visually represented by the image of a looking glass)

  1. Step 1: Assess current infrastructure.
  2. Step 2: Define migration strategy.
  3. Step 3: Determine resource requirements.

Category B: Prepare (this category is visually represented by the image of a checklist)

  1. Step 4: Evaluate data transfer options.
  2. Step 5: Prepare data for migration.
  3. Step 6: Configure network connectivity.

Category C: Execute (this category is visually represented by the image of an arrow)

  1. Step 7: Take a snapshot of the cluster.
  2. Step 8: Upload snapshot to Object Storage.
  3. Step 9: Restore the snapshot.

Category D: Validate (this category is visually represented by the image of checkmark)

  1. Step 10: Verify data integrity.
  2. Step 11: Test performance and functionality.
  3. Step 12: Conduct user acceptance testing.

Step-by-step migration guides

You can bring existing clusters from your external OpenSearch installations to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. This enables you to take advantage of the managed service capabilities provided by Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Search with OpenSearch. Having infinite scalability for both compute and storage allows you to scale cluster resources up or down quickly. In addition, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure FastConnect and private subnets provide private high-speed access to your cluster that makes it an extension of your data center network. Access step-by-step migration guides below.

Here’s a high-level summary of how to migrate an OpenSearch cluster to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.

  • Take a snapshot of the cluster.
  • Upload the snapshot to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Object Storage.
  • Create the destination cluster and register the repository.
  • Restore the snapshot.

Benefits of OCI Search with OpenSearch

  • The most powerful open source search engine: OpenSearch is forked from Elasticsearch and Kibana and contributed to by numerous companies, including Oracle and AWS.
  • Fully managed service: We remove the operational burden of managing search infrastructure by automating typical maintenance activities, including patching, updating, backups, and no-downtime resizing.
  • Optimized performance: With OCI flexible shapes you can build any combination of CPU and RAM to optimize your performance.
  • Low cost: We offer competitive pricing with a very low management fee.
  • Fast migration: Migrating from an existing OpenSearch deployment—whether self-managed or hosted—is quick. Restore from a working backup configuration and/or point APIs to an OpenSearch endpoint.

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