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Application Migration Strategy to CLOUD

In this article, we will learn Application Migration Strategy to Cloud Application Migration Strategy and Theoretical 7-step model of migration to the cloud.
Submitted by Aleesha Ali, on June 08, 2018


Rehosting an application to the cloud without making changes to its architecture or code.


Involves application code and configuration changes for connecting the application to new infrastructure services.


Modifying or extending the existing code base to support legacy modernization requirements, then use rehost or refactor options for deploying to the cloud.


Involves rebuilding the application on a provider’s application platform. It discards code for an existing application.


Involves discarding of an existing application or set of applications and uses commercial software delivered as a service.

Migrate an Application to the Cloud

A few ways to migrate an application to the cloud:

  • Rehost on infrastructure as a service (IaaS)
  • Refactor for the platform as a service (PaaS)
  • Revise for IaaS or PaaS
  • Rebuild on PaaS
  • Replace with software as a service (SaaS)

Theoretical 7-step model of migration to the cloud

  1. Conduct cloud migration assessments.
  2. Isolate the dependencies.
  3. Map the messaging and environment.
  4. Re-architect and implement the lost functionalities.
  5. Leverage cloud functionalities and features.
  6. Test the migration.
  7. Iterate and optimize.

Migrating an application to the cloud can be a challenge to organization with

  • IT policy formulation
  • Organizational politics and culture
  • Security, compliance, and SLAs management

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