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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

Introduction to serverless

Serverless architecture and technologies on the cloud are becoming more and more relevant for modern applications. Today, we are seeing businesses making a radical shift toward serverless as cloud providers offer serverless products. In this section, we will explain what serverless is, dive into some of the benefits of using serverless, and explore some of the common use cases that are a good fit for serverless.

What is serverless?

Serverless can be best described as an execution model that allows developers to build applications and focus on just that. There is no requirement for additional infrastructure or operations teams to maintain the servers or dependent software.

Benefits of serverless

If you are a developer, manager, or business stakeholder, consider the following benefits as to why you should consider making serverless a priority:

  • Move from idea to market faster

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