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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

Wrapping Up and Looking Ahead

We’ve learned how AWS can be instrumental in driving digital transformation across organizations. While cloud migration is the first step to transforming your legacy systems, you will need strategies, technologies, and the right cloud service provider (CSP) who can support your business needs. Modernizing your systems, containerizing your applications, and using serverless technologies that are fully managed to provide you with a platform that is highly secure, scalable, flexible, and resilient yet also cost-effective will help you embark on large-scale modernization efforts. This will enable you to improve the speed and economics of IT service delivery to boost innovation and provide your customer with new experiences.

Before we close the book, I would like to provide a few time-tested guides and patterns to help with your modernization and optimization projects.

In this chapter, we’re going to cover the following main topics: