JavaOne 2005

Event Details | Session Overview | Speakers

Infosys is pleased to invite you to a session on "Who Moved My J2EE™ Platform? How to Successfully Migrate Between Application Servers." by Ajit Sagar and Shreyas Kamat. Ajit and Shreyas will discuss guidelines, best practices & methodologies to tackle the problem of migration of enterprise applications. The migration areas addressed will include migration due to app server version upgrades, migration different J2EE application servers, and migration between hardware platforms/operating systems.

Event Details

Session: BOF 9042
Date: Wednesday, 29 June 2005
Time: 8:30 P.M - 9:20 P.M
Venue: G. Gate B2, Moscone Center, San Francisco

Session Overview
Though the Java platform does, to a large extent, live up to the promise of WORA (Write Once Run Anywhere), the effort to take an application out of a stable operational environment into new, untested territory is not trivial. The strategy and planning for such initiatives is very complex and requires planning in advance. Enterprise applications, once deployed, have a multitude of dependencies, besides the dependency on Java APIs. The drivers for migration can include version upgrades, corporate agenda, maintenance costs, industry alliances, rapid upgrades to the J2EE platform APIs, etc. A planned migration ensures a successful implementation while minimizing the impact.

In this session, we will describe a strategy to address the migration related to some of the major application servers, including IBM WebSphere, BEA WebLogic, Oracle Application Server, Sun One, and JBoss. Real world examples of how this strategy has been applied in the industry will be provided. Frameworks for planning and executing the migration, including effort and time estimation will be presented. A detailed case study will be covered to illustrate to the audience how the best practices and frameworks presented in this session have been applied for successful migration planning and execution.


Ajit Sagar

Ajit Sagar is a Principal Architect with Infosys Technologies. He has been working with Java since 1997, and has more than 15 years experience in the IT industry. Ajit has served as JDJ's J2EE editor, was the founding editor of XML-Journal, and has been a frequent speaker at SYS-CON's Web Services Edge series of conferences. He is a frequent speaker at conferences. Most recently he has spoken at SOA China 2005 and at Web Services Edge 2005 East. He has published more than 75 articles.

Shreyas Kamat is a Principal Architect with Infosys Technologies. His current areas of focus are IT strategy development, enterprise architecture and J2EE / web services architecture development. Prior to joining Infosys, he has led and managed technology teams and architected a number of systems for clients such as Volkswagen, Mazda, General Electric etc.

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