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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

Introducing cloud modernization

The cloud is a key driver for innovation and is the foundation for many enterprises. As companies are evolving in their cloud migration journey, many are actively exploring new ways to reap business benefits by reducing the cost of operations and achieving business agility. Technical leaders are pursuing full-scale modernization to ramp up their organizations' speed and reduce technical debt.

Modernization is a continuous optimization approach for companies to apply and incorporate and transition their applications, data, infrastructure, and services to an enterprise-ready cloud.

Since the majority of enterprises are embracing the new cloud paradigm across their software design, development practices, and deployment methods, taking advantage of cloud modernization enables them to maximize the impact and improve the customer experience.

Modernization is not always easy, and some of the biggest challenges include the most basic questions...