Gartner Research

Modernization and Migration Strategies for Oracle Forms

Published: 29 November 2011

ID: G00226722

Analyst(s): Mark Driver

Summary

The Oracle Forms toolset is deeply embedded in many IT portfolios. Follow these best practices to manage Oracle Forms applications, modernization and migration strategies in future investments.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview

Analysis

  • The Past: An Entrenched Technology Base
  • The Present: Fitness of Purpose and Proprietary Lock-In
  • The Future: Upgrade, Modernization, Integration and Migration
    • Upgrade and, Potentially, Modernize
    • Integration
    • Migration
  • Complete Wholesale Migration (Forklift Migration)
    • Automated Migration Tools
    • In-House Migration
  • Staged Migration via the Hybrid Approach
  • Bottom Line

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