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AWS Migrating to AWS

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3 Days

18 CPD hours

About this course

This course is intended for:
Solutions Architects and Engineers who perform cloud migrations
IT Project Managers who are involved in projects related to migrating existing workloads to the AWS Cloud


This course is designed to teach you how to:
Explain the various cloud migration strategies
Assess cloud migration readiness
Discover your portfolio and plan for migration
Plan and design your application migration strategy
Perform and validate application migration to the cloud
Optimize your applications and operations after migrating to the cloud


Migrating to AWS focuses on planning and migrating existing workloads to the AWS Cloud. The course covers various cloud migration strategies with a detailed discussion on each phase of the migration process, including portfolio discovery, application migration planning and design, migration execution, and post-migration validation and application optimization. This course is designed for Solutions Architects and Engineers who perform cloud migrations, have an understanding of core AWS services and design patterns covered in Architecting on AWS. This course is also available to IT project managers involved in the planning of those migrations who have completed AWS Technical Essentials

Module 1: Migrating to AWS ? Overview
  • Migration process 'Mental Model'
  • Cloud Migration Strategies
  • Comparing Cloud Migration Strategies
  • Cloud Center of Excellence (CoE)
  • Cloud Migration Readiness Assessment
  • AWS Cloud Migration Process
  • Group activity: Creating a high-level migration plan
Module 2: Discovery and analysis
  • Migration Process Roadmap
  • AWS Migration Methodology
  • AWS Application Discovery Service
  • Portfolio Analysis
  • Hands-on lab 1: Performing discovery
Module 3: Migration planning and design (part I)
  • AWS Migration Hub
  • Pricing and Availability
  • Process
  • Group activity: Creating a detailed migration plan
Module 3: Migration planning and design (continued)
  • Application migration ordering
  • Application prioritization criteria
  • Defining success criteria
  • Migration methodology
  • Designing for migration
Module 4: Migration, integration, and validation
  • Migration considerations
  • Data migration
  • AWS Snow Services
  • AWS Data Migration Service (DMS)
  • Server migration
  • Demonstration: Server migration service
  • Hands-on lab 2 : Migrating databases to AWS EC2
  • Hands-on lab 3 : Migrating databases to Amazon Aurora
Module 5: Operations and optimization
  • On premises vs. cloud
  • IT operations
  • Optimizing in the AWS Cloud
  • Case study: Optimizing an application
Additional course details:

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This immersive bootcamp-style experience boasts interactive lectures, hands-on labs, and collaborative hackathons, all strategically designed to fortify fundamental concepts.

Guided by seasoned coaches, each session offers priceless insights and practical skills crucial for honing your expertise. Whether you're stepping into the realm of professional skills or a seasoned professional, this comprehensive course ensures you're equipped with the knowledge and prowess necessary for success.

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Additionally, private sessions, closed classes or dedicated events are available both live online and at our training centres in Dublin and London, as well as at your offices anywhere in the UK, Ireland or across EMEA.

Training Insurance Included!

When you organise training, we understand that there is a risk that some people may fall ill, become unavailable. To mitigate the risk we include training insurance for each delegate enrolled on our public schedule, they are welcome to sit on the same Public class within 6 months at no charge, if the case arises.

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