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Simplifying Hybrid Cloud Adoption with AWS

By : Frankie Costa Negro
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Simplifying Hybrid Cloud Adoption with AWS

By: Frankie Costa Negro

Overview of this book

The hybrid edge specialty is often misunderstood because it began with an on-premises-focused view encompassing everything not running inside the traditional data center. If you too have workloads that need to live on premises and need a solution to bridge the gap between both worlds, this book will show you how AWS Outposts allows workloads to leverage the benefits of the cloud running on top of AWS technology. In this book, you’ll learn what the Edge space is, the capabilities to look for when selecting a solution to operate in this realm, and how AWS Outposts delivers. The use cases for Outposts are thoroughly explained and the physical characteristics are detailed alongside the service logical constructs and facility requirements. You’ll gain a comprehensive understanding of the sales process—from order placement to rack delivery to your location. As you advance, you’ll explore how AWS Outposts works in real life with step-by-step examples using AWS CLI and AWS Console before concluding your journey with an extensive overview of security and business continuity for maximizing the value delivered by the product. By the end of this book, you’ll be able to create compelling hybrid architectures, solve complex use cases for hybrid scenarios, and get ready for your way forward with the help of expert guidance.
Table of Contents (14 chapters)
Part 1: Understanding AWS Outposts – What It Is, Its Components, and How It Works
Part 2: Security, Monitoring, and Maintenance
Part 3: Maintenance, Architecture References, and Additional Information

Pricing, Ordering, and Installation

After having gained knowledge about the various aspects of AWS Outposts, including its capabilities, design, engineering, and connectivity, you should feel confident in architecting solutions that are capable of running on AWS services both on Outposts and in an AWS Region. After the architecture and use case passes all checks and balances and proves to be valid, we feel the drive to jump into the AWS Management Console and order a rack.

However, as with most of the things related to AWS Outposts, the ordering process is not similar to ordering traditional hardware. AWS would like to ensure that the customer knows all the requirements and implications of ordering AWS Outposts equipment.

Going through the various steps of the ordering process, diligently answering the questions, and placing an order is just a manifestation of an intention to purchase an AWS Outposts rack. However, for AWS Outposts to ship to the customer, several other steps...