Migrating Data

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Migrating Data

Greenplum Database provides utilities that you can use to migrate data between Greenplum Database systems.

The gpcopy utility can migrate data between Greenplum Database systems running software version 5.9.0 or later. The utility can require less disk space to migrate between Greenplum Database systems that co-exist on the same hosts.

The gpransfer utility can migrate data between Greenplum Database installations running any 5.x version software.
Note: gptransfer is deprecated and will be removed in the next major release of Greenplum Database.