Azure Migration For A Healthcare Tech Company 2022 23

Azure Migration for a Healthcare Tech Company 2022 23

Customer Background

The customer is a renowned healthcare technology company in the United States. Over the years, the company has provided software solutions to an array of hospitals, clinics, research centers and other medical institutions. The business provides information management services on their native tool in United States.

Business Requirement

As the business underwent significant expansion, the customer wanted to reduce the maintenance hassle and focus on core functionalities in their databases. They approached Intellinez for a secure migration of their legacy system data to the Azure cloud. Subsequently, our team performed a deep system understanding before scoping out a relevant solution.

Approach

After series of requirement gathering and solution scoping, we finalized a Refactoring Database approach for migration’ to meet the customer requirements. The following key points were identified as areas of focus

  • Reduce maintenance overhead for the infrastructure
  • Secure transition to cloud without impact on current processing

Following the Azure Cloud Adoption Framework benchmark from Microsoft, we devised the roadmap to achieve the milestones. Post discussions, the below system architecture was proposed and locked to identify business outcomes.

Implementation

Diligently following the migration benchmarks from adoption framework guide and the business requirements as above, we executed the project as follows:

Strategy

  1. Identified multiple databases with unpredictable peaks of loads
  2. Plan secure transition to cloud as per expected business outcomes

Plan

  1. Finalized Azure SQL Elastic Pool to accommodate varying databases
  2. Pre-allocated a provisional database for fixed amount of resources

Ready

  1. Created a provisional Azure subscription and create new users
  2. Provided RBAC to all the users as per scoped requirement
  3. Created an Azure SQL server

Adopt

  1. 5 databases are migrated as elastic pooled databases to Azure SQL Server
  2. 2 databases are migrated to the same SQL Server as standalone databases
  3. Delegated permissions to business applications/users required to connect to the database
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