Course Number: AWS-116

Duration: 2 days (13 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

AWS Training Overview

This Migrating to AWS (Amazon Web Services) training course teaches attendees the process of migrating servers, applications, and databases to the cloud, including portfolio discovery, application migration planning, design, conducting a migration, post-migration validation, and application optimization.

Accelebrate is an AWS Training Partner (ATP) and this hands-on official AWS Classroom Training course is taught by an accredited Amazon Authorized Instructor (AAI).

Location and Pricing

Accelebrate offers instructor-led enterprise training for groups of 3 or more online or at your site. Most Accelebrate classes can be flexibly scheduled for your group, including delivery in half-day segments across a week or set of weeks. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private corporate training on-site or online, please contact us.

In addition, some Cloud courses are available as live, online classes for individuals.

Objectives

  • Recognize the common business and technical drivers for migrating to the cloud
  • Summarize the three phases of migration and associated objectives, tasks, and stakeholders
  • Describe AWS architecture, tools, and migration best practices
  • Distinguish the various cloud migration strategies and when each is most appropriate
  • Determine an organization’s application and server migration readiness
  • Discover a portfolio and gather data necessary for migration
  • Plan and design migration strategy for servers, applications, and databases
  • Perform and validate application migration to the cloud
  • Optimize applications and operations after migrating to the cloud

Prerequisites

Outline

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Introduction
What Is a Cloud Migration?
  • Summarize the drivers and desired outcomes of a cloud migration
  • Identify the elements of a successful migration journey
  • Describe the three-phase AWS migration process
Assessing Migration Readiness
  • Summarize the activities and goals of the assess phase
  • Evaluate tools for assessing your organization’s cloud readiness
  • Describe Migration Readiness Assessments (MRAs) and their importance
  • Assess cloud migration readiness with AWS Cloud Adoption Readiness Tool (CART)
Preparing for a Migration and Understanding Related Workstreams
  • Summarize the mobilize phase of the process
  • Discuss the eight unique migration-related workstreams
Discovering Landing Zones and Their Benefits
  • Explain the function of a landing zone
  • Discuss best practices for creating a custom landing zone
  • Describe how you would use AWS Control Tower to create a landing zone
Building a Landing Zone
  • Summarize the process of building a landing zone
  • Determine the best multi-account structure, governance policies, and connectivity plan for a
  • Landing zone
  • AWS Control Tower
  • Connecting Your On-Premises Network and Directory Services to AWS
Discovering the Portfolio and Understanding Migration Strategies
  • Explain the activities of the detailed portfolio discovery workstream
  • Describe how to assess an application’s migration readiness
  • Summarize the seven migration strategies
Understanding and Choosing Portfolio Discovery Tools
  • Summarize the various discovery tools available
  • Distinguish which tools are best to use based on scenario
  • Gathering Application Data Necessary for Migration
Planning and Designing a Migration
  • Describe the planning and design process
  • Summarize how to set up a migration factory
  • Choose and finalize an application migration strategy
Performing the Migration to AWS
  • Explain the server migration process
  • Discuss the various migration automation and governance tools available
  • Evaluate server migration tools for compatibility with your environment
  • Migrating an Application to AWS
Understanding Database and Data Migration Services
  • Summarize the significance of database and data migration
  • Discuss the various data migration tools available
  • Migrating an Existing Database to Amazon Aurora
Understanding Additional Migration Support Options
  • Discuss additional migration support options
  • Summarize AWS Managed Services and AWS Marketplace
  • Describe SAP on AWS and services offered for Windows
Integrating, Validating, and Cutting Over Applications
  • Discuss the process and benefits of integrating, validating, and cutting over applications
Modernizing and Optimizing an Application Migration
  • Identify post-migration opportunities for modernization and optimization
  • Understand cost and security optimization processes
  • Explore tools available to support these processes
Understanding Operations Tools, Integration Testing, and Automation
  • Summarize operations in the cloud
  • Discuss four functions of operations and their domains
  • Review operations automation and relevant support tools
Migration Best Practices
  • Course review and key takeaways
  • Summarize and reinforce AWS best practices for migrating
  • Automating Application Deployments

Training Materials

All AWS training students will receive comprehensive courseware.

Software Requirements

A modern web browser and an Internet connection free of restrictive firewalls, so that the student can connect by SSH or Remote Desktop (RDP) into AWS virtual machines.



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