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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

Introduction – getting started with CloudOps

CloudOps is a methodology to manage IT operations such as delivery, optimization, and performance of workloads that are running in a cloud environment. The principle of DevOps is extended in CloudOps to optimize cloud resources and procedures to achieve a reliable posture for workloads running on the cloud. The teams curate a list of best practices, in addition to identifying and defining the appropriate operational procedures to optimize their cloud-native applications.

In order to ensure successful cloud migrations, it is important to have a detailed understanding of the capabilities of the cloud resources. Adapting to existing operational approaches and fitting into the cloud platform is not easy. CloudOps requires an organizational-wide change of thinking. It is natural to wonder why it is essential to have a dedicated team to work on cloud IT operations. The essence of innovating on operations is about achieving a smarter...