Achieving operational excellence in the public cloud
A public cloud provider such as AWS, GCP, or Azure provides many inbuilt capabilities and guidance to achieve operational excellence in the cloud. Cloud providers advocate automation, which is one of the most essential factors for operational excellence. Taking the example of the AWS cloud, the following services can help to achieve operational excellence:
- Planning: Operational excellence planning includes the identification of gaps and recommendations, automating via scripting, and managing your fleet of servers for patching and updates. The following AWS services help you in the planning phase:
- AWS Trusted Advisor: AWS Trusted Advisor checks your workload based on prebuilt best practices and provides recommendations to implement them
- AWS CloudFormation: With AWS CloudFormation, the entire workload can be viewed as code, including applications, infrastructure, policy, governance, and operations ...