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Optimizing Your Modernization Journey with AWS

By : Mridula Grandhi
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Optimizing Your Modernization Journey with AWS

By: Mridula Grandhi

Overview of this book

AWS cloud technologies help businesses scale and innovate, however, adopting modern architecture and applications can be a real challenge. This book is a comprehensive guide that ensures your switch to AWS services is smooth and hitch-free. It will enable you to make optimal decisions to bring out the best ROI from AWS cloud adoption. Beginning with nuances of cloud transformation on AWS, you’ll be able to plan and implement the migration steps. The book will facilitate your system modernization journey by getting you acquainted with various technical domains, namely, applications, databases, big data, analytics, networking, and security. Once you’ve learned about the different operations, budgeting, and management best practices such as the 6 Rs of migration approaches and the AWS Well-Architected Framework, you’ll be able to achieve operational excellence in cloud adoption. You’ll also learn how to deploy some of the important AWS tools and services with real-life case studies and use cases. By the end of this book, you’ll be able to successfully implement cloud migration and modernization on AWS and make decisions that best suit your organization.
Table of Contents (20 chapters)
Part 1: Migrating to the Cloud
Part 2: Cloud Modernization – Application, Data, Analytics, and IT
Part 3: Security and Networking Transformation
Part 4: Cloud Economics, Compliance, and Governance

Part 1: Migrating to the Cloud

In this part, we will introduce cloud migration and why companies are moving some or all of their data center capabilities to the cloud. We will cover the benefits of migrating to the cloud, the common cloud migration challenges, and how to make a business case for cloud migration. We will take a deeper dive into why you need a plan that covers the technicalities behind cloud migration and also gets buy-in from your stakeholders. As we perform the cloud migration analysis, you will learn to evaluate your the current state of your business and IT environment and carry out business process mapping to improve the way your organization operates. You will learn about the various cloud migration strategies you can apply to fit your needs and achieve your business outcomes most efficiently.

This part comprises the following chapters: