Elastic Path Production Tools

Data Population Scenarios

Data Population Scenarios

The following are supported scenarios for moving data between Elastic Path deployments using the Import-Export tool in conjunction with the Data Sync Tool.

Creating a Staging Environment from Production Data

  1. Create a database dump of your production database and use it to perform the initial population of the staging database.
  2. Use the Import-Export Tool to import data into the staging environment.
  3. Make manual changes in the staging environment.
  4. Use the Data Sync Tool to synchronize changes from staging to the production environment.

Creating a Production Environment from Staging Data

  1. Create a database dump of your staging database and use it to perform the initial population of the production database.
  2. Use the Import-Export Tool to import data into the production environment.
  3. Make manual changes in the staging environment.
  4. Use the Data Sync Tool to synchronize changes from staging to the production environment.