AMA26 – Migrating to AWS


AMA26 - Migrating to AWS

Course description

This course is for individuals who seek an understanding of how to plan and migrate existing workloads to
the AWS Cloud. You will learn about various cloud migration strategies and how to apply each step of the
migration process, including portfolio discovery, application migration planning and design, conducting a
migration, and post-migration validation and application optimization. Hands-on labs reinforce learning,
and each lab is designed to provide you with the understanding and foundation necessary to complete
migration tasks in your organization.


This course includes presentations, hands-on labs, demonstrations, assessments, and group exercises.

Course objectives

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

Intended audience

This course is intended for:
Solutions architects
Software engineers
IT project managers
Operation leads
Other individuals involved in the planning and running of migration projects


We recommend that attendees of this course have:
Familiarity with enterprise IT infrastructure (hardware and software)
Completed the AWS Technical Essentials or Architecting on AWS classroom training
Achieved their AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate certification (optional)

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Course outline

Day 1
Module 1: What Is a Cloud Migration?

Drivers and outcomes of a cloud migration
Planning for a successful cloud migration
The three-phase migration process

Module 2: Assessing Migration Readiness

The assess phase
Cloud readiness assessment tools
Examine your IT landscape and build your business case
Group Exercise: The Cloud Adoption Tool (CART)

Module 3: Preparing for a Migration and Understanding Related Workstreams

Mobilize phase
Migration-related workstreams

Module 4: Discovering Landing Zones and Their Benefits

What is a landing zone?
Custom multi-account structure with AWS Organizations
AWS Control Tower
Customizations for AWS Control Tower (CfCt)
Planning for connectivity

Module 5: Building a Landing Zone

Planning a landing zone
Design a multi-account structure
Governance polices
Planning for connectivity
Demonstration: AWS Control Tower
Hands-On Lab: Connecting Your On-Premises Network and Directory Services to AWS

Module 6: Discovering the Portfolio and Understanding Migration Strategies

Detailed portfolio discovery workstream
Evaluating cloud readiness
Cloud migration strategies
Group Exercise: Choose a migration strategy (scenario-based)

Day 2
Module 7: Understanding and Choosing Portfolio Discovery Tools

Migration Evaluator
AWS Migration Hub and AWS Application Discovery Service
AWS Systems Manager and Amazon CloudWatch
Hands-On Lab: Gathering Application Data Necessary for Migration

Module 8: Planning and Designing a Migration

Plan the migration overall
Building the migration factory
Design the migration for each application
Group Exercise: Build a migration plan
Group Exercise: Design for migration

Module 9: Performing the Migration to AWS

Server migration process
Server migration tools
VMware Cloud on AWS
AWS Migration Hub
AWS Application Migration Service (AWS MGN)
Evaluating server migration tools
Hands-On Lab: Migrating an Application to AWS

Module 10: Understanding Database and Data Migration Services

Data migration
Online data migration services
Offline data migration services
Database migration
Hands-On Lab: Migrating an Existing Database to Amazon Aurora

Day 3
Module 11: Understanding Additional Migration Support Options

AWS Managed Services
AWS Service Catalog
AWS Service Catalog integrations
Microsoft workloads on AWS

Module 12: Integrating, Validating, and Cutting Over Applications

Migrate and modernize phase
Cutover strategy

Module 13: Modernizing and Optimizing Applications

Cost optimization
Performance optimization
AWS tools used to optimize
Modernize the enterprise
Use containers
Use serverless architectures
Hands-On Lab: Optimizing an Application with Amazon S3 and Amazon ECS

Module 14: Understanding Operations Tools, Integration Testing, and Automation

AWS Config
Infrastructure and operations as code
Adopting a DevOps approach
Automate change and configuration
Automate management

Module 15: Migration Best Practices

Course review
Best practices
Continue your learning
Hands-On Lab: Automating Application Deployments

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Длительность: 3 дня (24 часа)
Код курса: АМА26

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