In the second episode of our three-part series on the ETL Migration process, we delve into the most involved stage of Drupal migration: Transformation. This episode features insights from Tag1 Consulting’s experts, including Mike Ryan, co-creator of Drupal Migrate, and notable contributor Benji Fisher. They analyze the Transformation phase in the ETL process, specifically examining Drupal’s unique “row-by-row” approach, and the discussion session revolves around the advantages and challenges of this method, with a strong emphasis on optimizing performance within the transformation pipeline.
The episode is a treasure trove for those considering or currently working on Drupal migrations, as it steps into the technical realm while touching on the practical aspects of transforming data during a migration. Benji expresses his fascination with this particular stage, describing it as a playground for innovation and detailing the intricacies that make it the heart of the migration process. This discussion is essential for developers and IT professionals seeking to understand or undertake large-scale Drupal migrations.
For a transcript of this video, see Unraveling the ETL Process:Transform.
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