Book Image

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

Summary

In this chapter, we learned about the security controls that AWS provides and recommendations to protect your information, identities, and applications on the cloud. We also reviewed how improving your core security and compliance requirements using AWS services allows you to shift your focus to innovating your business. We also covered how we can give our security teams a single pane of glass to automate and reduce risk with the ecosystem that AWS offers.

In the next chapter, we will explore cloud networking and how it has evolved over the years. We will cover networking fundamentals on the cloud and the various cloud offerings to design your applications for high availability and reliability.