Success Story – Successful Codebeamer Upgrade and Migration for a German OEM Tier 1 Supplier

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Successful Codebeamer Upgrade and Migration for a German OEM Tier 1 Supplier

Codebeamer Upgrade and Migration for Automotive Manufacturing


Complex Multi-Version Upgrade & Data Migration with Limited Downtim

A premier German OEM Tier 1 supplier was tasked with a significant upgrade of their Codebeamer ALM platform, spanning five versions from 21 to 2.1. This upgrade required extensive database transformations and a migration to an updated virtual machine infrastructure, all while managing a substantial data volume within a constrained downtime period limited to only a few available weekends.


Strategic Phased Upgrade and Migration by Arorian

Arorian approached this challenge with a meticulously planned, phased upgrade strategy:

1. Pre-Migration Planning: Arorian’s team initiated with in-depth analysis and strategic planning, ensuring data integrity and minimal downtime through a detailed data audit and migration sequencing.

2. Database Transformation and Infrastructure Shift: Employing custom scripts and innovative tools, Arorian transformed and migrated the databases to align with the new versions, simultaneously orchestrating a seamless shift to an advanced virtual machine with the latest database OS.

3. Test-Driven Migration: A thorough, test-driven migration process was put in place, ensuring each upgrade phase was precisely validated to maintain system integrity and performance.

4. Execution with Minimal Downtime: The upgrade was executed flawlessly over the available weekends, adhering to the stringent downtime constraints and ensuring a smooth transition without disrupting ongoing operations.


Flawless Transition to Enhanced Codebeamer Platform

The supplier’s Codebeamer ALM platform was successfully upgraded, achieving:

• A successful migration with minimal server downtime.
• Enhanced system performance and security with the latest Codebeamer functionalities and a modernized operating system.
• A flawless transition with intact data integrity.
• Timely completion of the upgrade within the limited downtime availability.


Operational Excellence and Future-Ready Infrastructure

The supplier now benefits from a state-of-the-art ALM platform, bolstered by improved features for managing the software development lifecycle. This strategic enhancement has set a new benchmark for operational excellence, providing the supplier with the tools for future growth and technological integration.


Arorian is a global leader in providing digital solutions and services that drive transformation and growth for businesses across various industries. With a focus on innovation and excellence, Arorian delivers unparalleled value to its customers by harnessing the power of technology to solve complex challenges.

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