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ASK Approach: A Pre-migration Approach for Legacy Application Migration to Cloud

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Data Management, Analytics and Innovation

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Legacy application migration is a mammoth task, if migration approach is not well thought at the very start, i.e. pre-migration, and supported by robust planning especially at pre-migration process area. This paper proposes a mathematical pre-migration approach, which will help the enterprise to analyse existing/legacy application based on the application’s available information and parameters an enterprise would like to consider for analysis. Proposed pre-migration assessment will help in understanding the legacy application’s current state and will help in un-earthing the information with respect candidate application. Proposed pre-migration approach will help to take appropriate well-informed decision, whether to migrate or not to migrate the legacy application. As it is said that application migration is a journey, if kick-started once, needs to reach its destination else it can result into a disaster hence pre-migration is one of the important areas of migration journey.

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Yadav, S.K., Khare, A., Kavita, C. (2020). ASK Approach: A Pre-migration Approach for Legacy Application Migration to Cloud. In: Sharma, N., Chakrabarti, A., Balas, V. (eds) Data Management, Analytics and Innovation. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 1042. Springer, Singapore.

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