David Linthicum offers advice for migrating applications to the cloud. Suggestions include reworking the application architecture, considering the use of native cloud features, conducting your own research before committing to the project and managing performance:
Don’t forget about performance, security, and governance. I know this advice may feel like a bit of a broken record in this blog, but these concepts should be systemic to everything you do in the migration planning and implementation process.
Check out the full post, 2 Do’s and 2 Don’ts When Migrating Apps to the Cloud, from InfoWorld.