Migrating Oracle Enterprise Apps to the Cloud: Seven Dos and Don'ts

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Do Perform Stress Testing

Do perform stress testing – before cutover. Be sure to test the system before the migration to avoid performance issues on "the day of" and following. Emulate the cloud system as well as the actual number of production users (don't forget users around the globe) so that you can fix any problems well ahead of time.

Thinking about moving your Oracle enterprise applications to the cloud? Excellent. There are many benefits to cloud computing, but first you have to get there — and it can be (but doesn't have to be) a daunting process. As you determine the best approach for your organization (e.g., public or private clouds, hosted and managed services, etc.), keep in mind the actual, physical migration and what "cutover" entails, not to mention the demands of ongoing application maintenance. Understand that enterprise applications have unique requirements, particularly because they are often highly customized to meet the specific business needs of an organization.

Cloud migrations can't be performed successfully on the fly, or by skeleton crews or by DBAs that have only conducted software upgrades a few times a year. Oracle expertise and hands-on migration experience are crucial to the initiative. In this slideshow, Data Intensity, LLC shares seven tips for enterprises looking to migrate their Oracle enterprise applications to the cloud.

 

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