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Optimizing Your Modernization Journey with AWS

By : Mridula Grandhi
Book Image

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 application integration services and iPaaS

Irrespective of the technologies you choose, integration is an essential aspect that will shape and scope your modernization efforts across organizations and industries. Application integration platforms provide you with a way to enable your applications, each built for a specific purpose, to work with each other. By helping bridge the gap between these applications, you can support agile business operations and modernize your integration pathways to operate more effectively and efficiently.

APIs are a common design pattern to modernize applications and can enable cloud-native applications to securely expose their capabilities. Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS) helps to provide a single platform for organizations that have a wide variety of applications. These are typically very difficult to manage, and it becomes a hassle for IT teams to coordinate processes and workflows.

Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS...