Upgrading legacy systems to the cloud can seem daunting and time-consuming, but with the right combination of AWS Systems Manager, AWS Directory Service, and a few simple AWS Lambda functions, you can upgrade from your outdated Windows environments flawlessly, seamlessly, and at scale. Learn how you can run an in-place upgrade of your Windows 2008 R2 production instances to Windows 2019 R2, and how to control instance tagging so you can orchestrate the root volume replacement process.
Modern e-commerce websites face challenges in website versioning, system uptime, continuous deployments, and A/B testing. Migrating a full e-commerce solution is not a trivial project, and doing so while maintaining two versions of the website in production makes it more challenging on many levels. Leveraging AWS edge services, you can increase business agility by not only improving the migration experience, but also by employing A/B testing to validate business decisions faster.
AWS App2Container (A2C) is an enabler for containerizing and migrating legacy applications to AWS quickly. Its value-add is specifically seen for use cases where the legacy system in question is large with heterogeneous applications, where A2C helps to bring a commonality to the migration approach, tools, and the target state architecture. With A2C, customers can quickly containerize their legacy applications and migrate to AWS with minimal remediation and at scale.
Many Windows solutions have used Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) as a method for performing ETL operations. Legacy SSIS packages that have been handed down to different developers over the years can be complex, cumbersome, and difficult to support. See an architecture and several techniques Cognizant uses to help clients with ETL operations based on legacy SSIS packaging move their applications to the AWS Cloud.
How BriteCore Improved Security and Scalability by Migrating Insurance Workloads with AWS Landing Zone
BriteCore was originally designed as an on-premises data center-based monolith; a state-of-the-art core insurance solution. However, the business agility, cost savings, and increased security of the cloud made it clear the insurance industry had to migrate. Learn how BriteCore used AWS Landing Zone to deliver a modern administrative system for Property & Casualty insurance that could be more agile, scale better, and be more secure than on-premises infrastructure.
If you’re thinking about shifting existing workloads to an AWS Gravitron2-powered Amazon EC2 instance, Datadog can help you monitor your migration and get insight into your entire AWS infrastructure. Install the Datadog Agent, open-source software available on GitHub, to collect infrastructure metrics, distributed traces, logs, and more from your Amazon EC2 instances. With Datadog Amazon EC2 integration, you can monitor even more of your AWS infrastructure, complementing the data collected by the Agent.
Mainframes typically host core business processes and data. To stay competitive, customers have to quickly transform their mainframe workloads for agility while preserving resiliency and reducing costs. There is a challenge in defining the agility attributes and prioritizing the corresponding transformations for maximum business value in the least amount of time. In this post, dive deep in the practical agility attributes needed by mainframe workloads, and how to accelerate the transformation towards such agility with AWS.
Migrating from an on-premises SAP environment to SAP S/4HANA on AWS can appear intimidating, particularly for organizations that have little experience with cloud infrastructure. There’s good reason for caution: shifting mission-critical workloads without proper planning can disrupt your business. Fortunately, a suite of powerful tools from AWS and Deloitte can help you complete a migration or greenfield deployment efficiently and with minimal disruption.
Velocity Technology Solutions is an APN Premier Consulting Partner with AWS Competencies in SAP and Oracle. They provide enterprise application management, including cloud management for all of the Tier 1 applications, including SAP, Infor Lawson, JD Edwards, Oracle E-Business Suite, PeopleSoft, Kronos, and Hyperion. Velocity recently helped Change Healthcare with their IT needs and migrated their SAP and Oracle workloads to AWS.
For many organizations, the amount of data they own and manage is growing at a very high rate, but so is the number of applications they’re responsible for. This growth, coupled with the heterogeneity of technology infrastructure, makes managing IT systems and applications more complex. Veritas solutions, including Veritas Cloud Mobility, help enterprises address information management challenges including backup and recovery, business continuity, software-defined storage, and information governance.