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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

Networking on AWS

The networking services offered by AWS constitute the backbone of the workloads that you run on the AWS global cloud network. These services offer the highest level of security, reliability, performance, cost-effectiveness, scalability, and global coverage for your applications. In this section, I will cover the key constructs and break them down from a networking perspective.

Network foundations

AWS’s fundamental constructs form the foundation that creates a sustainable AWS network to support an enterprise-level organization.

Amazon Virtual Private Cloud - For any organization, a strong network setup is a foundational block. Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC) is a foundational service that is critical to run your workloads in the AWS cloud. With Amazon VPC, you can quickly spin up an isolated virtual network environment in your AWS accounts. Think of it as a traditional TCP/IP network that can scale as needed. The components that you deal with...