I have just published at an article with co-author Nathan Gibbs on Workload Migration for the Cloud. The article discusses various aspects of workload migration and share some case studies that reveal techniques for such migrations. Cloud tools, such as image capture, are contrasted with using traditional techniques, such as DNS redirection, synchronizing files for a database application with rsync, migrating with WebSphere profiles and administration scripting, in a cloud context. The article is here:
Thanks to Nathan for his help in writing it.