A Systematic Classification of Migration of Legacy Application to Cloud Services

International Journal of Computer & Organization Trends  (IJCOT)          
© 2017 by IJCOT Journal
Volume - 7 Issue - 5
Year of Publication : 2017
Authors :  Raghavan P, Chandra Shekar RK, Shiva Murthy G


Raghavan P, Chandra Shekar RK, Shiva Murthy G "A Systematic Classification of Migration of Legacy Application to Cloud Services", International Journal of Computer & organization Trends (IJCOT), V7(5):8-14 Sep - Oct 2017, ISSN:2249-2593, www.ijcotjournal.org. Published by Seventh Sense Research Group.


Cloud computing” enables the computing resources and computing services to be available for purchase on demand. By adopting cloud services, organizations can migrate and deploy their software applications on cloud resources. The benefits like elasticity, flexibility and expenditure reduction attract many enterprises to consider the migration of their applications to the Cloud. This migration brings in many complex organizational and technical challenges; among them is the lack of mature processes, methods and techniques during legacy application migration. This survey gives a systematic survey that consolidates various research conducted on migration approaches, frameworks, tools and decision support methods. The survey also presents a systematic classification of legacy application migration to cloud platform and then, analyze and evaluates and presents critical review of different migration classifications. It emphasizes the need of support for migration to cloud in the form of innovative frameworks, tools and Decision support methods which confirms correctness and completeness of cloud migration.


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