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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

Emerging trends and technologies

Public cloud provider usage is shifting among enterprises. The ongoing mass adoption is a key driver for transformative technologies such as AI, the Internet of Things (IoT), and hybrid working. Virtual reality and augmented reality (VR/AR), the metaverse, and quantum computing are expectedly becoming enablers.

Compute-intensive processors – AWS Graviton

AWS Graviton processors are designed by AWS to deliver cost, energy, and resource efficiency for workloads running on Amazon EC2, and many managed services such as Amazon Aurora, AWS Lambda, AWS Fargate, Amazon ElastiCache, and Amazon EMR support workloads running on Graviton. With a significant leap in performance and capabilities, AWS Graviton processors offer up to 40% better price and performance over current-generation x86-based instances. The latest processor, Graviton3, uses up to 60% less energy relative to general-purpose EC2 instances without compromising on performance. Graviton...