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Migration, migratory, or migrate may refer to:

Natural sciences[edit]

Ecology and animal behaviour[edit]

  • Migration (ecology), the large-scale movement of species from one environment to another; a page linking to several sub-topics
  • Human migration, physical movement by humans from one area to another
    • International migration, when peoples cross state boundaries and stay in the host state for some minimum length of time
    • Step migration, a migration pattern in which rural inhabitants move closer to urban areas of growth
  • Plant migration, see Seed dispersal, the movement or transport of seeds away from the parent plant


Other uses in natural sciences[edit]

Information technology[edit]

  • Migration (virtualization), the process by which a running virtual machine is moved from one physical host to another
  • Content migration, the process of moving information to a new system
  • Data migration, the process of transferring data between storage types, formats, or computer systems
  • PC migration, the process of transferring the entire user environment between two computer systems
  • Schema migration, the management of incremental, reversible changes to relational database schemas
  • Software migration, the conversion, rewriting or porting of a legacy system to a modern computer systems
  • System migration, the tasks involved when moving data and applications from current hardware to new hardware

Arts and media[edit]


Other media[edit]

Other uses[edit]

  • Piercing migration, in body modification, a process that occurs when a body piercing moves from its initial location

See also[edit]