A special congratulations to the Exar team for accomplishing what many thought impossible. They migrated their Oracle stack onto AWS in days. Read more at InformationWeek:
The provisioning of servers needed by business users was speeded up by a factor of 4-5X and the speed of projects relying on the Oracle applications was also faster, he concluded.
“IT will look like a profit center instead of a cost center,” he claimed.
To do this in a short timeframe, he turned to a third-party knowledgeable in the migration of legacy systems, CloudVelox. The firm was able to “migrate us very fast, over two days,” he said. The move included the movement of 2TB of data between Fremont and the AWS West facility in San Jose. That transfer was accomplished over the high speed networking available to companies in the Silicon, not by trucking disks, Siljeg told InformationWeek in an interview.