Migrating to the AWS Cloud

  • Job DurationedX
  • Job Duration4 weeks long, 2-4 hours a week
  • Job DurationFree Online Course (Audit)

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This four week course focuses on migrating workloads to AWS. We will focus on analyzing your current environment, planning your migration, and discussing the actual migration steps. We will also survey AWS tools and services that will accelerate your migration to AWS.

Hands-on labs are available, though not required for this class. Access to the labs is limited to paid enrolled students. You can audit this course without taking the labs. As we dive into each of the services covered in this class, there will be links to documentation where you can find example applications and code samples.


Week 1

  • Welcome to AWS Fundamentals: Migrating to the Cloud
  • Introduction to Week 1
  • Meet the Instructors
  • Defining what we mean by Migration
  • Migration Preparation and Business Planning (Phase 1)
  • Portfolio Discovery and Planning (Phase 2)
  • Design, Migration and Application Validation (Phase 3 & 4)
  • Operate (Phase 5)
  • Cloud Adoption Framework — Hybrid Environments
  • What are we hoping to get out of this class

Week 2

  • Introduction to Week 2
  • Scaling Considerations
  • High Availability
  • Considerations with Migrating DB vs Applications
  • AWS Server Migration Services
  • VM Import and VM on AWS (Server Migration Service)
  • Introduce AWS Migration Hub
  • AWS Application Discovery Service
  • Multi-environment Security and Communications6m
  • Data Considerations When Migrating

Week 3

  • Introduction to Week 3
  • Amazon EFS, Amazon EBS, & Amazon S3
  • Storage — AWS Snowball & AWS Snowmobile
  • AWS Storage Gateway & AWS DataSync
  • Storage — AWS DMS Overview
  • Storage — AWS DMS Core Features
  • Storage Schema Conversion
  • Storage — Amazon Aurora (Serverless)
  • AWS Direct Connect & Amazon Route 53
  • Deployment Strategies

Week 4

  • Introduction to Week 4
  • Automation — AWS API Centricity
  • AWS System Manager & AWS Cloud Formation
  • Overview and TSO Logic
  • Migration Tools — Cloud Endure
  • Migration Acceleration Program (MAP)
  • Recap — Migration Types
  • Next Steps — Partners
  • Class Wrap Up

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