Unix and Linux may be similar, but the differences between them could boondoggle a Unix-to-Linux migration. This checklist offers advice on planning key aspects of your Unix-to-Linux migration. Learn how to compensate for architecture differences, get a free chapter download and evaluate your migration needs thoroughly.
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Unix-to-Linux Checklist: From start to finish
Unix or Linux: Evaluating your choices
Unix to Linux porting: Project considerations
Unix apps to Linux: Tackling platform and architecture differences
Assess the mess: Porting Unix apps to Linux
Getting started: Planning your migration
Getting started, part 2: Admistration of your new systems
Getting started, part 3: Tying it all together
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| Ken Milberg, Unix-to-Linux
Kenneth Milberg is systems consultant with his own independent consulting firm,Unix-Linux Solutions. He has fifteen years' worth of experience with Unix and Linux systems, as well as broad technical and functional experience with AIX, HP, SCO, Linux and Solaris. Milberg holds certifications with IBM (IBM Certified Systems Expert -- eServer p5 and pSeries Enterprise Technical Support AIX 5L V5.3 & IBM Certified Specialist –HACMP), SUN (SCNA,SCSA), HP (HP Certified –HP-UX administration) Cisco (CCNA) and Oracle (OCP-DBO).
This was first published in October 2006