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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

Case study on serverless

In this section, we will do an in-depth analysis of how serverless technologies can enable businesses to make the choice to shift their existing applications running on-premises or to the cloud. The customer names are imaginary, but the use cases are real. These case studies are being shared with you so you can use pieces of the case studies and apply them as needed in your organizations.

AWS Lambda

AWS Lambda and other AWS cloud services such as API Gateway can be greatly beneficial for serverless computation. The following case study highlights one such usage pattern that is cost-efficient and requires less management.

Business case/challenge

A SaaS company where traffic peaks during Christmas gets an increased number of tickets where users are reporting 503 errors upon invoking certain public-facing APIs. These failures are impacting users on the biggest sales day of the year. Upon running several tests, the IT team finds out that their current...