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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

Application Modernization – Compute

The extraordinary pace of innovation opens up new opportunities to disrupt and maximize agility through application modernization. We also learned in the previous chapter that AppMod is a primary enabler for getting the most out of the cloud. You can bring your people, processes, and technology together into one streamlined platform while reinventing to scale up the ideas that will drive the growth for tomorrow. The ultimate objective of app modernization is for enterprises to shift away from “keep the lights on” operations and free up their budgets and teams to redefine their business value.

This chapter will focus on you becoming familiarized with the AWS compute platform and the offerings that will enable your application modernization efforts.

In this chapter, we will cover the following key topics:

  • An overview of AWS compute services
  • A case study for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
  • Diving deep into...