Use this tool to identify the hardware, applications, and platforms in your system as a necessary first step before upgrading or consolidating your database environment. A complete inventory will prove invaluable in identifying areas of database sprawl or technical debt and creating an action plan for upgrades or consolidation. The tool includes the following sections:
- Business Requirements
- Application Dependencies
You can easily extend this tool to incorporate information specific to your environment. Document your environment to help you identify dependencies between its different parts and how to approach modifications to meet business requirements.