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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

Introducing security on the cloud

As enterprises embrace cloud computing, new challenges arise, and it is important to have security controls, technologies, practices, and procedures to protect the data on the cloud. New security challenges often come up during cloud migration, and you have to balance the security posture of your organization. In order to navigate through the complexities of compliance, choosing a certified compliance cloud service provider and ensuring proper data access control is in place are essential components. Cloud security is dedicated to securing your workloads on the cloud, including data privacy across applications and platforms; let us take a look at what cloud security is in the following note. Cloud providers offer a range of security services and features to secure your assets. These collections of security measures can be used to protect infrastructure, applications, and data.

Cloud Security

A collection of processes, mechanisms, protocols, best...