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

Digital Transformation Solution & Consulting

SUCCESS STORY

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

Codebeamer Upgrade and Migration for Automotive Manufacturing

CHALLENGE

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.

SOLUTION

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.

OUTCOME

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.

BENEFITS

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.

ABOUT ARORIAN

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.

Success Stories

Codebeamer and Windchill Integration

Enhancing Marine Design
with Advanced Traceability Solutions

Codebeamer
Customization and Integration

Codebeamer Development
for Enhanced Project Management

ALM for Enhanced Efficiency
in Life Sciences

Collaboration Towards Streamlined Digital Transformation with ALM

Get Started with Arorian’s Services Today

GET STARTED

Let's keep in Touch!

We’d love to keep you updated with our latest news

We promise we’ll never spam! Take a look at our privacy-policy for more info.