In Search of Speed: The State of Enterprise Applications

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Migrating Legacy Windows Applications with Habitat

Most cloud migration journeys at some point involve the need to migrate legacy applications from outdated and unsupported versions of Windows to more modern operating system. This is never a simple task. Attempting such a migration using manual methodologies simply does not scale and cannot be easily replicated across environments.

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“…by moving [the application] into Habitat, we’ve now abstracted the application away from the operating system. Now we don’t see disruption because of changes in the operating system, because there is no operating system.”

Nick Kirschbaum, Automation Platforms Manager 

Separate apps from OS and middleware dependencies so you can build, deploy, and manage them in any runtime

Habitat creates platform-independent build artifacts that can be run on traditional servers and virtual machines, or exported into your preferred container platform, letting you deploy your applications in any environment. Regardless of what platform you use, Habitat artifacts feature built-in deployment and management capabilities, ensuring that health checks, clustering topologies, update strategies, service bindings, and more can be consistently and efficiently managed across your applications and environments.

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