Last updatedMay 5, 2020

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Understand the App migration platform terminology

This page provides information about common terms in the docs.

Atlassian Connect
The framework that your cloud app uses to interact with the App migration platform and the cloud products. It also contains all the endpoints for migration.

App cloud migration library
Used to implement the interfaces to enable communication between your server app and the App migration platform.

App migration platform
The set of Atlassian libraries and APIs provided to vendors in view to help them implement their app data migration from server to cloud.

Cloud app
A vendor app installed on the cloud site.

Core data
In the context of the migrations, the Jira or Confluence product data migrated from a server location to a cloud product, prior to app data migration.

Mapping
A combination of a source and a destination ID for an entity that details how the App migration platform identifies an entity in server and in cloud.

Migration
In the context of the App migration platform, this involves moving app data from a server location to a cloud app.

Migration assistant
Can refer to the Jira Cloud Migration Assistant (JCMA) or the Confluence Cloud Migration Assistant (CCMA). Contains all the libraries and functions you'll require to migrate data, and provides a user interface that displays the data to be migrated on a server instance.

Server app
A vendor app that's hosted with Jira or Confluence on a user's server instance.

APIs

App data retrieval API
Provides endpoints to access files exported from the server (files not exported as part of the migration).

Feedback channel API
Provides endpoints to send information from your cloud app to your server app.

Mapping API
Provides endpoints to retrieve mappings.

Notification API
Provides endpoints to register/deregister your cloud app, and to receive notifications about migration events.

Status API
Provides a status of your migration to the server product.

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