Migrating to the Cloud: A Case Study

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In this paper the authors have captured the strategy, which was adopted for re-engineering application from a shared hosting platform to a popular cloud, based infrastructure and database platform. Cloud computing has lately gained interest for the advantages it delivers to performance ratio based on the principles of multi-tenancy, distribution and scalability forms the core principles of cloud computing Specifically, companies such as Amazon others have made cloud computing accessible to a large community of developers by exposing web services APIs that allow 3rd party companies to host their applications on the Amazon cloud and take advantage of the robustness of their larger network instead of having to incur the cost of maintaining one's own data center.