Rapid Modernization of Java Applications: Practical Business and Technical Solutions for Upgrading Your Enterprise Portfolio

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2017-10-04
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Implement a Java application portfolio modernization strategy that saves time, eliminates risk, and maximizes benefits

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, Effective Modernization of Java Applications, A Practical Guide to Application Portfolio Management 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.

  • Teaches how to effectively modernize Java applications in a confident and predictive manner
  • Presents a detailed methodology for portfolio management, application migration, and cost estimation
  • Teaches IT professionals how to cut maintenance time and regain valuable development time

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Java and the Enterprise
Chapter 2. Lifecycle of a Java Application
Chapter 3. Application Portfolio Management
Chapter 4. Architecture Decomposition
Chapter 5. Legacy Java Modernization
Chapter 6. Java Modernization Approach
Chapter 7. Automating the Assessment - Frameworks and Tools
Chapter 8. Building the Java Assessment Tool
Chapter 9. Java Application Migration
Chapter 10. Java Application Re-engineering
Chapter 11. Lifecycle of a Service
Chapter 12. Java Portfolio Management
Chapter 13. Modernization Costing & Estimation
Chapter 14. Java Modernization Solution Platform
Chapter 15. Large-Scale Java Portfolio Modernizations

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