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Migrating Applications to Google Cloud

Migrating applications across environments always ends up being more painful than anticipated. That’s why a little help is always welcome. Alastair Cooke, consultant and writer and a Field Day delegate collaborated with The CTOAdvisor to get hands-on with app migration. In a tutorial titled “Migrating to Google Compute Platform – Fit Assessment”, he gives step-by-step instructions on how to move applications to Google Cloud.

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He writes-

The first step is to select or deploy a Linux machine to run the Fit analysis. I chose to deploy a new Ubuntu VM using my template. Once the VM deployed, I logged onto it using PuTTY and a standard userID, not root. The commands to download and make the Fit tool ready to run were taken directly from the documentation:

For the full tutorial, read his blog “Migrating to Google Compute Platform – Fit Assessment” on Build Day Live.

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Sulagna Saha

Sulagna Saha is a writer at Gestalt IT where she covers all the latest in enterprise IT. She has written widely on miscellaneous topics. On she writes about the hottest technologies in Cloud, AI, Security and sundry.

A writer by day and reader by night, Sulagna can be found busy with a book or browsing through a bookstore in her free time. She also likes cooking fancy things on leisurely weekends. Traveling and movies are other things high on her list of passions. Sulagna works out of the Gestalt IT office in Hudson, Ohio.