Migrating the live version 7.0 database

Migrate your live WebSphere Commerce Version 7.0 database to version 8.0 with minimal downtime.

Before you begin

Back up your live version 7.0 database. Keep the backup available if something goes wrong with the upcoming production database migration.

About this task

Up until this point in the migration process, you planned and prepared your environments for migration. Here, your planning and preoperation pays off.
Note: You can continue to serve traffic on your version 7.0 instance while you complete the following tasks.