how to migrate a monolithic apps to azure aks migration

Gautam Biswas 1 Reputation point
2022-03-28T11:55:42.147+00:00

Hi ,

I am in need to migrate on-prem application which are monolithic in structure to azure AKS, I am looking for any designed path which can be referred as technical guideline and considerations to be made

The Java Based application is running on JBOSS and needs to be bring into microservice based framework

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
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An Azure service that provides serverless Kubernetes, an integrated continuous integration and continuous delivery experience, and enterprise-grade security and governance.
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  1. Pradeep Kommaraju 2,551 Reputation points
    2022-03-29T00:28:49.33+00:00

    Hi @Gautam Biswas

    Thanks for reaching out to Microsoft Q&A Forums .

    To answer your question , Here is the best path :

    1. Containerize your application first .
    2. Then migrate to AKS using Azure Migrate tool .

    Here is a quick reference :
    https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/migrate/tutorial-app-containerization-java-kubernetes

    Thanks,
    Pradeep

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  2. Pradeep Kommaraju 2,551 Reputation points
    2022-03-29T16:51:41.08+00:00

    Posting Gautam's question for the larger audience and leaving the thread open for suggestions on his below ask :

    Yes we need to containerize the app . However before that we need to break down the app from its current monolithic state to decoupled microservice framework which means to chunk out each functionality and its specific dependencies which would be containerized
    2ndly we need to tackle with how each of the functionalities would be communicating with each other Asynchronous or synchronous way

    I am seeking some sort of technical approach in those line mentioned above , it would be really helpful if you have completed any project of that sort and share with me the guidelines which you have followed in your project

    Thanks & regard
    Gautam

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