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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

Implementing Compute and Integration on the Cloud Using AWS

As the cloud continues to be the top enabler of your business outcomes, modernizing infrastructure and integration paths is an integral aspect of digital transformation, among other business developments. The primary reason leaders value digital modernization is growth and stability. Aligning with digital transformation enables you to drive growth, processes, people, and culture. As business leaders, acknowledging the necessity and power of digital transformation is important to facilitate innovation and continually evolve.

There are many barriers when it comes to digital modernization: legacy systems, operating under heavy regulatory scrutiny, and unfamiliarity with the potential of cloud technologies to deliver on business objectives, to name a few. In this chapter, we will focus on what AWS has to offer and take steps toward cloud-enabled changes. With AWS’ offerings and from its substantial evolution, leaders...