Google Cloud Migration Center release notes

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May 31, 2023

Discovery client Discovery Client can collect usage and other anonymized data that helps Google improve the product.

Discovery client changed framework to .NET 6.0.

Discovery client changed how Fit Assessment scripts and data are transferred between target Windows assets.

Discovery client changed Windows NCrypt algorithm to AES.

Discovery client fixed issues with proxy settings in client.

May 15, 2023

The data warehousing cost calculator is now generally available in the Migration Center cost estimation functionality. It lets you generate a rapid cost estimate for running your data analytics and warehousing setup from other cloud platforms on BigQuery serverless data warehouse on Google Cloud.

For more information, see Cost estimation.

April 07, 2023

Discovery client Discovery client now sends technical logs and error messages to Cloud Logging.

Discovery client added support for additional SSH MAC algorithms.

Discovery client changed the default de-duplication logic to user fingerprints instead of FQDN.

Discovery client fixed an issue with installer not applying some updates during upgrade.

Discovery client fixed an issue with Google Cloud fit recommendation collection to handle various credential formats.

March 30, 2023

A new version of Migration Center is available in Preview.

Preview: You can now use automated scripts to collect data from your AWS and Azure infrastructure and generate tables that you can upload to Migration Center.

Preview: Migration Center lets you upload tables with your infrastructure data that you can manually create using the available templates. Migration Center now supports files up to 100 Mb.

Preview: Migration Center lets you specify multiple migration preferences that can help you customize your migration assessments.

Preview: You can now create groups of assets that share common characteristics, such as functional dependencies or location.

Preview: The total cost of ownership (TCO) summary report is available in Migration Center for assets that are targeted to migrate to Google Compute Engine. You can generate TCO reports to compare the costs of moving your groups of assets based on different migration scenarios that you specify with your migration preferences. You can view TCO reports directly on Migration Center's user interface in the Cloud Console, or export them to Google Slides.

March 07, 2023

The SAP cost calculator is now generally available in the Migration Center cost estimation functionality.

February 16, 2023

Discovery client offline discovery mode is available in Preview.

Discovery client updated Google Cloud fit recommendation scripts to version 1.14.0.

Discovery client Migration Center Collector renamed to Migration Center discovery client.

Discovery client changed VM age to use CreateDate for vSphere collection.

Discovery client moved local log files to %PROGRAMDATA%\Google\DiscoveryClient folder.

September 28, 2022

Migration Center is available in Preview. Migration Center is a new Google Cloud service to streamline migration journeys with intelligent insights and actionable recommendations, bringing together tools and methodologies from rapid cost estimation to migration execution.