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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

Implementing Cloud Migration Strategies

As you prepare for transitioning to the cloud, it is important to gain a comprehensive view to achieve a successful enterprise cloud migration. Developing a strategy and having your teams use that as a guide will have an impact on your efforts. There is no one-size-fits-all solution when it comes to strategies, and it is important to identify what works best for you and adjust the strategy based on the results of the migration as you iterate.

In this chapter, we will discuss strategies that you can consider while migrating and how organizations should focus on key aspects that will facilitate the positioning and purpose of your migrations.

We will cover the following topics in this chapter:

  • Introducing cloud migration strategies
  • Diving into the 6 Rs of cloud migration
  • Building a business case for cloud migration
  • Mastering cloud migration using Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Choosing a cloud migration strategy checklist...