UNIX Application Migration Guide (Patterns and Practices Series)

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Drawing on the experience of Microsoft consultants working in the field, as well as external organizations that have migrated from UNIX to Microsoft® Windows®, this guide offers practical, prescriptive guidance on the issues you are likely to face when porting existing UNIX applications to the Windows operating system environment. Senior IT decision makers, network managers, and operations managers will get real-world guidance and best practices on planning and implementation issues to understand the different ...

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Overview

Drawing on the experience of Microsoft consultants working in the field, as well as external organizations that have migrated from UNIX to Microsoft® Windows®, this guide offers practical, prescriptive guidance on the issues you are likely to face when porting existing UNIX applications to the Windows operating system environment. Senior IT decision makers, network managers, and operations managers will get real-world guidance and best practices on planning and implementation issues to understand the different methods through which migration or co-existence can be accomplished. Also detailing changes required at the coding level, this guide is a valuable resource for both UNIX programmers and Windows programmers. All PATTERNS & PRACTICES guides are reviewed and approved by Microsoft engineering teams, consultants, partners, and customers—delivering accurate, real-world information that’s been technically validated and tested.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735618381
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press
  • Publication date: 3/26/2003
  • Series: Patterns & Practices Series
  • Pages: 684
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.62 (d)

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Table of Contents

Preface;
Introduction;
How This Guide Is Organized;
Who Should Read This Guide?;
Document Conventions;
More Information;
Feedback and Support;
Acknowledgments;
Chapter 1: Introduction;
1.1 Why Migrate?;
1.2 Why Move from UNIX?;
1.3 What Are the Migration Options?;
1.4 What Are the Benefits of Windows 2000?;
1.5 Migration or Coexistence?;
1.6 Summary;
Chapter 2: Windows and UNIX Compared;
2.1 Introduction;
2.2 Windows Evolution and Architecture;
2.3 UNIX Evolution and Architecture;
2.4 Comparison of Windows and UNIX Architectures;
2.5 Summary;
Chapter 3: The Migration Process;
3.1 Introduction;
3.2 Organizational Structure and the Development Life Cycle;
3.3 Overview of the Migration Process;
3.4 Assessment and Analysis;
3.5 Planning the Migration;
3.6 Creating the Development Environment;
3.7 Migrating the Application;
3.8 Testing and Quality Assurance;
3.9 Creating the Live Environment;
3.10 Summary;
Chapter 4: Assessment and Analysis;
4.1 Introduction;
4.2 Gathering Data;
4.3 Evaluating Migration Objectives;
4.4 Evaluating the Application;
4.5 Defining the Migration Strategy;
Chapter 5: Planning the Migration;
5.1 Introduction;
5.2 Starting the Migration Project;
5.3 Cataloging and Managing Risks;
5.4 Creating a Project Plan;
5.5 Planning the Project Resources;
5.6 Planning Execution;
Chapter 6: UNIX and Windows Interoperability;
6.1 Introduction;
6.2 Windows to UNIX Connectivity;
6.3 User Authentication and Authorization;
6.4 Resource and Data Sharing;
6.5 Choosing Interoperability Solutions;
6.6 Further Reading;
Chapter 7: Creating the Development Environment;
7.1 Introduction;
7.2 Development Environment Overview;
7.3 Configuring the Development Environment;
7.4 Populating the Development Environment;
7.5 Using the Development Environment;
7.6 Building and Debugging with Interix;
7.7 Building and Debugging with Visual Studio;
7.8 Automation Script for Visual Studio;
Chapter 8: Preparing for Migration;
8.1 Introduction;
8.2 Preparing the Code for Migration;
8.3 Migrating Scripts;
Chapter 9: Win32 Code Conversion;
9.1 Introduction;
9.2 Processes;
9.3 Signals and Signal Handling;
9.4 Threads;
9.5 Memory Management;
9.6 Users, Groups, and Security;
9.7 File and Data Access;
9.8 Interprocess Communication;
9.9 Sockets and Networking;
9.10 The Process Environment;
9.11 Multiprocessor Considerations;
9.12 Daemons and Services;
9.13 Appendixes;
Chapter 10: Interix Code Conversion;
10.1 Introduction;
10.2 How to Convert the Code;
10.3 Processes;
10.4 Signals and Signal Handling;
10.5 Threads;
10.6 Memory Management;
10.7 Users, Groups, and Security;
10.8 File and Data Access;
10.9 Interprocess Communication;
10.10 Sockets and Networking;
10.11 The Process Environment;
10.12 Daemons and Services;
10.13 Functions to Change for Interix;
10.14 Code Examples;
Chapter 11: Migrating the User Interface;
11.1 Introduction;
11.2 Comparing X Windows and Microsoft Windows;
11.3 User Interface Programming In X Windows and Microsoft Windows;
11.4 Window Management;
11.5 Device Management;
11.6 Displaying Text;
11.7 Drawing;
11.8 Timeouts and Timers;
11.9 Migrating Character-Based User Interfaces;
11.10 Porting OpenGL Applications;
11.11 GDI+;
11.12 Mapping X Windows Terminology to Microsoft Windows;
11.13 Mapping X Windows Tools to Microsoft Windows;
11.14 User Interface Coding Examples;
Chapter 12: Testing the Migration;
12.1 Introduction;
12.2 Overview of the Test Life Cycle of the Migration Project;
12.3 Stage 1: Plan the Migration Test;
12.4 Stage 2: Define the Lab Strategy and Build the Test Bed;
12.5 Stage 3: Design the Test Plan and Test Cases;
12.6 Stage 4: Execute the Test;
12.7 Stage 5: Evaluate and Analyze Results;
12.8 Types of Testing;
12.9 How to Create a DTP and a DTC;
12.10 Reporting and Release Processes;
12.11 Appendixes;
12.12 References;
Chapter 13: Creating the Live Environment;
13.1 Introduction;
13.2 Operating a Mixed Environment;
13.3 Deploying the Migrated Application;
13.4 Networked File Systems and Application Servers;
13.5 Support and Maintenance Systems;
Chapter 14: Migrating Fortran Code;
14.1 Introduction;
14.2 Data Gathering and Analysis;
14.3 Development Tools and Resources;
14.4 Design and Validation;
14.5 Migration Planning;
14.6 Porting UNIX Fortran Source to Win32;
14.7 Debugging Fortran from Visual Studio;
14.8 Summary;
Chapter 15: Roadmap for Future Migrations;
15.1 Migrating to XML and Web Services;
15.2 Migrating to the Microsoft .NET Framework;
15.3 Accessing the .NET Framework from Interix;
15.4 Microsoft .NET Enterprise Servers and Migration;
15.5 High-Performance Distributed Computing;
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