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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)
1
Part 1: Migrating to the Cloud
6
Part 2: Cloud Modernization – Application, Data, Analytics, and IT
12
Part 3: Security and Networking Transformation
15
Part 4: Cloud Economics, Compliance, and Governance

Part 3: Security and Networking Transformation

In this part, we will introduce cloud security and how AWS can help you to leverage a secure cloud computing environment for your applications. You will learn about AWS’s Shared Responsibility Model and how you can benefit from the cloud to build and run your applications on a platform designed for high security without the capital outlay and operational overhead of a traditional data center. We will deep-dive into some of the important service offerings you can leverage to run your applications while meeting your security objectives. We will review the available AWS controls for network security, configuration management, access control, and data security. This part also covers networking on the cloud and the broadest and deepest set of networking constructs that AWS offers. You will learn about AWS infrastructure and how to maintain the highest availability levels for your mission-critical workloads using AWS Regions and the Availability...