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2/2/2015
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Jeff Bertolucci
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10 Cloud Migration Mistakes To Avoid

Migrating to the cloud can be challenging. Here are 10 common pitfalls -- and how to sidestep them.
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Not starting small
It's wiser to dip your toe in the cloud service pool than to cannonball into the deep end. Start by migrating modest services that will have limited negative impact should something go haywire. An enterprise should pick 'the low-hanging fruit' for early migration to the cloud -- for example, batch processing systems, big data analytics platforms, collaborative tools, or Web applications, advises CloudOps, a Montreal-based cloud provider.
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Not starting small

It's wiser to dip your toe in the cloud service pool than to cannonball into the deep end. Start by migrating modest services that will have limited negative impact should something go haywire. An enterprise should pick "the low-hanging fruit" for early migration to the cloud -- for example, batch processing systems, big data analytics platforms, collaborative tools, or Web applications, advises CloudOps, a Montreal-based cloud provider.

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Charlie Babcock
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2/3/2015 | 6:44:07 PM
Optimze app for cloud? Or optimize cloud for app?
On number 5, you can tweak the app to run on some set virtual server in the cloud, or you can right-size the virtual server through experience and performance feedback. Recommencd the latter. Maybe it's a chicken and egg problem.
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