Data Backup and Migration to OSS using OSSImport

| December 26, 2018

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OSSImport is a free tool created by the Alibaba Cloud product team to assist with data backup and migration into the Alibaba Cloud Object Storage Service (OSS). Using OSSImport data can be migrated from either local storage or from third party cloud platforms. Currently supported data sources include Qiniu, Baidu BOS, AWS S3, Azure Blob, Youpai Cloud, Tencent Cloud COS, Kingsoft KS3, HTTP, and other OSS buckets.OSSImport can be used in a standalone configuration with a single node performing all operations, or in a distributed mode, allowing for multiple worker nodes to distribute the tasks of copying and syncing data between platforms. Optional settings can be used to enable Incremental mode, which polls for data changes at a given interval and synchronizes new or altered data objects, as well as bandwidth throttling or to specify objects to be migrated based on time or prefix.

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