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)
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

Operating on the Cloud with AWS

Organizations are evolving their teams and processes to keep up with the pace of their cloud adoption and to optimize the cloud transition by creating guidelines, best practices, and alignment. Traditionally, maintaining workloads and operations involved activities such as monitoring network and server performance. With the rise of cloud migrations, IT operations witnessed a shift to activities such as cloud-optimized alerting and monitoring and quickly evolved to Cloud Operations (CloudOps). CloudOps is a core topic for companies of any size that move to the cloud in a big way. Enterprises have realized the benefits of moving to the cloud, including a lower cost of operations, stronger operational excellence, and a smaller carbon footprint. For many companies, CloudOps is an afterthought, but there is an increasing realization that it is important to have an effective CloudOps strategy for managing the growing complexity of running cloud-based deployments...