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Migrating to AWS

  • Length 3 days
  • Price  $2860 inc GST
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Why study this course

Learn 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 optimisation. 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 organisation.

This course is delivered through a mix of instructor-led training (ILT) and hands-on labs.

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What you’ll learn

This course is designed to teach participants how to:

  • Recognise the common business and technical drivers for migrating to the cloud

  • Summarise 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 organisation’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

  • Optimise applications and operations after migrating to the cloud

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Lumify Work is an official AWS Training Partner for Australia, New Zealand, and the Philippines. Through our Authorised AWS Instructors, we can provide you with a learning path that’s relevant to you and your organisation, so you can get more out of the cloud. We offer virtual and face-to-face classroom-based training to help you build your cloud skills and enable you to achieve industry-recognised AWS Certification.

Who is the course for?

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

Course subjects

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

  • Mobilise phase

  • Migration-related workstreams

Module 4: Discovering Landing Zones and Their Benefits

  • What is a landing zone?

  • Custom multi-account structure with AWS Organisations

  • AWS Control Tower

  • Customisations 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)

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

Module 11: Understanding Additional Migration Support Options

  • AWS Managed Services

  • AWS Service Catalog

  • AWS Service Catalog integrations

  • Microsoft workloads on AWS

  • SAP on AWS

Module 12: Integrating, Validating, and Cutting Over Applications

  • Migrate and modernise phase

  • Cutover strategy

Module 13: Modernising and Optimising Applications

  • Cost optimisation

  • Performance optimisation

  • AWS tools used to optimise

  • Modernise the enterprise

  • Use containers

  • Use serverless architectures

  • Hands-On Lab: Optimising 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

Please note: This is an emerging technology course. Course outline is subject to change as needed.


It is recommended that attendees have the following prerequisites:

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