When you migrate your Oracle applications and databases to the Oracle Cloud, you can use Oracle EBS as your primary storage platform. This gives you the ability to store your Oracle databases, their data, and all of your Oracle VM instances. This gives you the ability to use the Oracle Cloud as your on-premises infrastructure, which will enable you to take advantage of the Oracle Cloud’s vast set of enterprise-grade services. You can also use the Oracle Cloud to build and run your Oracle databases, applications, and Oracle VM instances in the cloud without having to manage your infrastructure.
When considering whether to migrate your Oracle infrastructure to the Oracle Cloud, you should be careful. Migrating to the Oracle Cloud allows you to maintain your current Oracle technology and services while leveraging the scalability, performance, and security of the Oracle Cloud. Thus, below are some of the things to consider while Oracle EBS migration.
- Networking and Connectivity– The main goals of the networking and connection architecture are to deliver fast, secure connectivity between the users and systems that need to access your cloud resources. It also shows how to create a network topology that best suits your requirements, with the flexibility to separate resources for load balancing, security, and management between bastion hosts, application tiers, database tiers, and other network components.
- High Availability and Disaster Recovery– High availability and disaster recovery are two important considerations when designing your Oracle Cloud architecture. High availability ensures that your applications and systems are available to users and system administrators at all times. When you build your Oracle Cloud infrastructure, you should plan for high availability and disaster recovery. For example, you should configure your Oracle Cloud infrastructure to automatically fail over to a known good state in the event of a failure. This includes ensuring that all of your Oracle Cloud infrastructure components are architected for high availability.
- Security– The security of your systems and data is a critical concern with Oracle Cloud Computing and an important part of the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure security strategy. It is important to secure systems and data at rest, in transit, and use. To reduce the risk of a security breach, you should implement the following security controls: role-based access controls, user accounts, private and public key encryption, login security and patching, secure file encryption, data access security, and access control management.
- Cost Management and Governance– When investing in the Oracle Cloud, you should consider cost management and governance. Cost management helps you manage your Oracle Cloud costs. It enables you to monitor your Oracle Cloud costs and predict future costs. It lets you adjust your Oracle Cloud infrastructure and application resources as needed to meet your operational and cost goals.
Cloud Computing is a strategic technology shift that is transforming how organizations of all sizes use technology to manage their business and has the potential to transform how people work.
Migrating to the cloud can be an overwhelming and complicated task. By planning, you can minimize the risk of any downtime or data losses. Migrating to the cloud also allows you to use the cloud for additional capacity to support new workloads or new data streams as your business grows.