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Database migration

Simplify your database migration at every step of your cloud journey. Migrate to Google Cloud databases to run and manage your databases at global scale while optimizing for efficiency and flexibility.


Accelerate your database migration journey to Google Cloud

Optimize for cost and agility

Stay flexible with fully managed, open-source-compatible databases. Get discounts and instance sizes for any budget without compromising performance.

Innovate at scale

Focus on innovation with scalable, highly reliable databases. Develop apps with the scale, performance, and ease that powers Google’s services.

One Google Cloud

Integrate our databases with other Google Cloud solutions, including our data analytics, machine learning, and application development products.

Key features

Database migration strategies

Move to the same type of database

Lift and shift databases to Google Cloud using databases like Cloud SQL for MySQL, Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL, Cloud SQL for SQL Server, Cloud Memorystore for Redis, and Cloud Bigtable, along with our open source partner databases like MongoDB, Datastax, Elastic, Neo4j, Influx Data, and Redis Enterprise. Database Migration Service for Cloud SQL can help to minimize downtime during migration.

Move to a new type of database

Whether you’re moving from proprietary to open source databases or modernizing from traditional databases to scalable cloud-native databases, we have a solution for you. Leverage our serverless change data capture and replication service Datastream to synchronize data across databases, storage systems, and applications. Our migration assessment guides and partners can help you get started.

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See how these customers migrated their databases to Google Cloud

Google Cloud partners can help make even more of your migrations seamless.


Guides for database migration

Google Cloud Basics
Database Migration Service Overview

Learn how Database Migration Service helps you lift and shift your workloads into Cloud SQL.

Migrating MySQL to Cloud SQL

Learn how to migrate your database from MySQL to Cloud SQL.

Migrating PostgreSQL to Cloud SQL

Learn how to migrate your database from PostgreSQL to Cloud SQL.

Migrating from MySQL to Cloud Spanner

This article explains how to migrate your online transactional processing (OLTP) database from MySQL to Cloud Spanner.

Migrating from Oracle to Cloud SQL with Datastream

Use Google’s Datastream-based, open-source toolkit to migrate from Oracle to Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL.

Migrating from PostgreSQL to Cloud Spanner

This article explains how to migrate your on-premises PostgreSQL instances to Cloud Spanner.

Google Cloud Basics
Migrating Oracle workloads to Google Cloud

Lift and shift your Oracle workloads with the Google Cloud Bare Metal Solution. It provides hardware, hardware support, and integrated billing and support.

Migrating from DynamoDB to Cloud Spanner

This tutorial describes how to migrate from Amazon DynamoDB to Spanner.

Best Practice
Migrating data from HBase to Cloud Bigtable

This article describes considerations and processes for migrating the data from an Apache HBase cluster to a Cloud Bigtable cluster on Google Cloud.