The task of porting an application, its database(s), and the associated data most often requires significant levels of resources and commitment. Regardless of the complexity of the port, the greatest factor in how successful a porting project will be is how well it is planned.
Topics covered include:
- Project planning tools
- Content of a porting project plan
- Developing the plan
- A sample porting project plan
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Fraser McArthur is a consultant at the IBM Toronto Lab, where DB2 UDB for distributed platforms (Windows/Unix) is developed. He is a member of the Data Management Partner Enablement organization where he works with IBM Business Partners to migrate applications to DB2 and perform performance tuning. Fraser is a DB2 Certified Solutions Expert in both DB2 Administration and Application Development.