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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

Strategies for data modernization on AWS

AWS provides a reliable, secure, and scalable platform with the most comprehensive database services and solutions to transform your data infrastructure. As IT leaders, you get to empower your teams to build modern applications that can easily support the growing data on modern infrastructure. Let us learn about the strategies you can leverage for data modernization on AWS.

Break free from legacy databases

In the past few decades, enterprises of all sizes have been building and running their applications with dependencies on commercial relational databases. Purchasing long-term contracts and the database administrators getting skilled in the technology is a must to ensure no interruptions. With the times changing and the cloud opening up options for building and managing your applications and infrastructure, you no longer have to depend on legacy commercial databases. With the cloud benefits that we learned in the prior section, you don...