Patrick Koch


DevOps Engineer, Blogger and Lecturer – loves to automate everything.

His interest in DevOps came at an early age, while studying software development at the Technical University of Graz – in addition he joint a Free and Open Source Software non-profit project at that time.
Since 2014, responsible for CI-CD/Cloud/Container/Kubernetes topics in his department. Running his own blog about DevOps and gives lectures/workshops at international conferences for several years.

Talk: Migration of a Containerized Legacy Application to the Cloud

A legacy app is usually not designed to operate in a cloud services environment, not even as a container. You can’t refuse cloud adoption if you want to continue to be successful and open up new business areas. That’s why we took the plunge with our monolith, whose development began more than 2 decades ago. We also had to face an organizational challenge: From waterfall to agile software development using an enterprise framework.
• Which steps regarding to the implementation have we taken and why?
• Migrating a legacy app – is it worth it?
• What about the obstacles, we’ve faced?