With Oracle’s promise to upgrade Java every 2-3 years and the compelling new features seen with each release, IT professionals must keep faster pace to stay competitive. The modernization process can be time-consuming, complicated, and unpredictable. Businesses that do not stay up-to-date with the Java platform leave themselves at risk for cyber-crime; performance issues; increased cost of application support and maintenance; and, ultimately, obsolescence. This volume provides a methodology that bridges the gap between corporate and technical concerns and enables management teams to understand technical requirements and vice versa.
Designed to save you time, money, and frustration, Rapid Modernization of Java Applications: A Practical Guide to Technical and Business Solutions offers a practical approach to managing and updating the Java application portfolio. The book covers application portfolio management methodology, creating rapid modernization tools and accelerators including assessment and automation tools. You will learn to identify and create application portfolios, manage the application portfolios, automate the migration of Java applications to the latest Java platform, undertake large-scale migrations by utilizing concepts such as wave planning, dependency analysis, and cost estimation.