Comparison Matrix for Azure File Migration Program participants

The following comparison matrix shows basic functionality, and comparison of migration tools that participate in Azure File Migration Program.

Supported Azure services

Data Dynamics Komprise
Solution name Data Mobility and Migration Elastic Data Migration
Support provided by Data Dynamics1 Komprise1
Azure Files support (all tiers) Yes Yes
Azure NetApp Files support Yes Yes
Azure Blob Hot / Cool support Yes Yes
Azure Blob Archive tier support No Yes
Azure Data Lake Storage support Yes Yes
Supported Sources Any NAS, and S3 Any NAS, Cloud File Storage, or S3

Supported protocols (source / destination)

Data Dynamics Komprise
Solution name Data Mobility and Migration Elastic Data Migration
SMB 2.1 Yes Yes
SMB 3.0 Yes Yes
SMB 3.1 Yes Yes
NFS v3 Yes Yes
NFS v4.1 No Yes
Blob REST API Yes Yes
S3 Yes Yes

Extended features

Data Dynamics Komprise
Solution name Data Mobility and Migration Elastic Data Migration
UID / SID remapping Yes No
Protocol ACL remapping No No
DFS Support Yes Yes
Throttling support Yes Yes
File pattern exclusions Yes Yes
Support for selective file attributes Yes Yes
Delete propagations Yes Yes
Follow NTFS junctions No Yes
Override SMB Owner and Group Owner Yes No
Chain of custody reporting Yes Yes
Support for alternate data streams Yes No
Scheduling for migration Yes Yes
Preserving ACL Yes Yes
DACL support Yes Yes
SACL support Yes No
Preserving access time Yes Yes
Preserving modified time Yes Yes
Preserving creation time Yes Yes
Azure Data Box support Yes No
Migration of snapshots Yes No
Symbolic link support No Yes
Hard link support Yes Yes
Support for open / locked files Yes Yes
Incremental migration Yes Yes
Switchover support Yes No (manual only)
Other features Link Link

Assessment and reporting

Data Dynamics Komprise
Solution name Data Mobility and Migration Elastic Data Migration
Capacity Yes Yes
# of files / folders Yes Yes
Age distribution over time Yes Yes
Access time Yes Yes
Modified time Yes Yes
Creation time Yes Yes
Per file / object report status Yes Yes

Licensing

Data Dynamics Komprise
Solution name Data Mobility and Migration Elastic Data Migration
BYOL Yes Yes
Azure Commitment Yes Yes

Other features

Data Dynamics Data Mobility and Migration

  • Hash validation

Komprise Elastic Data Migration

  • Project/directory based migrations
  • Migration pre-checks with analytics
  • Migration planning with analytics
  • Assessment / reporting: File types, file size, project based
  • Assessment / reporting: Custom metadata-based searches
  • Simple UI migration management
  • API access to automate large migration jobs
  • Automatic retry of failures
  • Access time-based analytics for Azure Blob Storage, and S3
  • Tagging support
  • Support 24 x 7 x 365
  • In-product support via chat built-in
  • Hash validation

Note

List was last verified on February, 21st 2022.

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