6 Tips To Mapping Out Cloud Migrations

Test Apps Before And After

Testing the performance of the application after the migration is a well-known part of the process, but Rackspace points out that similar performance testing can be done in advance of the cut-over. The company explains that most applications being deployed to the public cloud will have multiple endpoints, so they recommend repeatedly monitoring the performance of the hosts. Rackspace points to its own cloud monitoring service as a means of achieving this objective, but its blog entry also says that alternative open source monitoring solutions, such as Nagios, can also be effective.

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