6 Tips To Mapping Out Cloud Migrations


Expect Delays

Much like a workday commute, the preparatory phases leading to the big arrival can often run into traffic jams, and even the occasional logjam -- either of which tend to throw a wrench in even the most carefully crafted timetable. Rackspace recommends maximizing the amount of heavy lifting before the cut-over. And don't forget to change the DNS for your domain, and, in most cases, to set the hop limit as low as possible. The company also recommends allowing extra time for the DNS to propagate, given that the process often takes longer than expected.