This is the blog of Ronald Bartels that wanders on and off the subject of problem management (that is how it started), but it is best described by Ray who says this is Daddy's thoughts! Like the best music is from the Eighties and a wee dram helps in solving most inconveniences.
The fallacy of lift and shift in data centre migrations
When an enterprise decides to move or migrate data centres from one
location to another as well as the equipment and infrastructure within
it, then that is called a "lift and shift". If that enterprise has
limited resilience or none at all, the it is similar to performing open heart surgery. In this neck of the savanna, we invented the procedure and often take great pride in our Heath Robinson contraptions
and abilities. However, a lift and shift data centre migration is often
an exercise that has high risk with limited mitigations.
Read the full article about data centre migrations over at LinkedIn here.