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

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    Don't Break Your Interfaces

    Don't break your interfaces – organizations have many interfaces, from Oracle enterprise apps to legacy systems as well as interfaces to external systems such as point-of-sale (POS) or payments — all of which can be broken during a migration. Therefore, you must diligently test every interface before migration cutover.

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

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    Don't Break Your Interfaces

    Don't break your interfaces – organizations have many interfaces, from Oracle enterprise apps to legacy systems as well as interfaces to external systems such as point-of-sale (POS) or payments — all of which can be broken during a migration. Therefore, you must diligently test every interface before migration cutover.

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.