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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

Modernizing Data and Analytics on AWS

The cloud has generated the next wave of invention that is driven by data. Organizations are striving to be data-driven and are looking for new approaches to managing exabyte-scale data and learning from it. Gartner’s 2021 survey for Data indicates that organizations are increasingly deploying data and analytics solutions on the cloud to support digital transformation and acceleration. While they do so, questions such as “How do you transfer the data?” “How will the data be cataloged?” “How will you trace the data?” and “Who will be responsible for the data infrastructure platforms?” remain unfamiliar to organizations.

While the first step is to move the data to the cloud, it is not an easy feat, especially when it comes to keeping all the operations up and running while simultaneously moving data to the cloud. Choosing the right cloud partners and having a clear plan for migration...