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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

Building a cloud-first mindset

Enterprises across every industry that are yet to transition to the cloud are losing a competitive edge against their peers who are running their applications with a cloud-first strategy. Deploying workloads on the cloud can eliminate technical debt as well as accelerate your digital transformation.

It requires a change in an organization’s culture to achieve the cloud-first mindset for effective cloud-native adoption. It is important to rethink your way of doing things and understand that the cloud may be the new normal for new projects and initiatives.

With the recent COVID-19 pandemic, there have been worldwide disruptions that have pushed organizations to revisit/rethink their business continuity plan strategies. Many businesses are facing tremendous challenges to maintain their infrastructure in DCs, often resulting in a costly effort.

Organizations are realizing that the quick adoption of cloud technology can help them to address...