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    Peter Skjøtt Larsen Senior Director & Principal Architect

    Peter grew up in Denmark, son of a farmer turned newspaper editor, and a banking adviser. Before emigrating to America, he worked on software user interfaces and databases for applications in CAD, Workflow modeling and Stockbroker terminals.

    Later in the US, he worked on document management, telecom, monitoring and mediation software at Marconi and. Then he worked at Microsoft for a few years making solutions for TechNet, Visual Studio and a fun stint at Microsoft Research.

    At DB Best, Peter heads up the Platform Migration practice which helps customers migrate from one software platform to another, including the Azure, AWS and GCP clouds. This work is full of customer conversations, to uncover the details and pitfalls of legacy IT systems, to plan a path forward. With over 200 project engagements every year, DB Best sees all sorts of different systems, many for the first time. The job is often more about ramping up on something new, than walking down a well-worn path.

    Peter lives with his wife on a little horse farm outside Seattle.

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    18 · 03 · 2021 17:00 (EET)     8:00 AM (PDT)
    Challenges of large-scale migration

    Nothing and nobody will ambush you cuz you are ready for everything. The webinar will uncover the problems you can face performing large-scale data migration and teach you a few things:

    • What to expect from planning of large-scale infrastructure migrations?
    • Pitfalls and challenges you will face
    • Frequent mistakes and how to address them
    • Solutions for transferring big data
    • Best practices and industry standards
    • When you can expect the go-live?
    • How to avoid stress during production migration
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  • Despite all this rapid change in the computing industry, we are still at the beginning of the digital revolution.

    Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft
  • What’s dangerous is not to evolve, not to invent, not to improve the customer experience.

    Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon
  • Adopting cloud technologies to help customers modernize their systems is the best mission for DB Best.

    Dmitry Balin, Managing Partner at DB Best
  • People who take risk intelligently can usually actually make a lot more progress than people who don’t.

    Reid Hoffman, Executive Chairman at LinkedIn
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    Welcome to the webinar!

    Today, you are lucky because you have a great opportunity to boost your mind with powerful knowledge of big data migration coming from Peter Skjøtt Larsen, the real advanced professional of his kind.

    Discover the typical issues of large-scale migration and stay alert of their arising.

    Find the answers to these and many other questions at the webinar. Join the live discussion and address questions to the speaker.

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    In which projects did Peter take part?

    As a prominent cloud solutions architect, Peter Skjøtt Larsen worked with multiple world-class customers and partners. Most of these projects are under NDA. However, some of the most significant projects, Peter described in his blog posts: