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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


In this chapter, we learned about data modernization and how it can help achieve efficiency and scalability on the cloud. We explored analytics, data lakes, and database offerings that AWS provides to deliver better, faster, and actionable insights out of the vast data that several companies have. As we build the right foundation for your data and leverage the right services, we can accelerate the process of data into action and develop state-of-the-art applications that can help accelerate your business goals.

In the next chapter, we will cover security on the cloud and how we can improve the core ability to protect data, identities, and applications running on the cloud as we consider compliance requirements, such as data locality, protection, and confidentiality with AWS’s comprehensive set of services and features.