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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

Diving deep into API management, Event Bus, and messaging on AWS

When it comes to AWS application integration services, there are multiple offerings that are available on AWS. We will not cover the breadth of all the services, but we will highlight a few services and look in detail at how they benefit real-time application integration processes.

Amazon API Gateway

The application-facing component of a typical AWS serverless infrastructure, API Gateway provides capabilities to create, maintain, monitor, publish, and secure APIs based on REST, HTTP, and WebSocket.


Here are some of the features that make API Gateway favorable for modern applications:

  • It supports canary deployments to safely roll out any changes to your APIs.
  • It supports both stateful and stateless APIs.
  • Logging and monitoring are integrated with AWS CloudWatch and AWS CloudTrail.
  • Authentication is integrated with AWS IAM and Amazon Cognito user pools.

API Gateway offers...