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Category: AWS Application Migration Service

Data flow when using AWS Application Migration Service (black diamonds denote potential points of contention)

Identification of replication bottlenecks when using AWS Application Migration Service

Enterprises frequently begin their journey by re-hosting (lift-and-shift) their on-premises workloads into AWS and running Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instances. A simpler way to re-host is by using AWS Application Migration Service (Application Migration Service), a cloud-native migration service. To streamline and expedite migrations, automate reusable migration patterns that work for a wide […]

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AWS Mainframe Modernization flow

Migration updates announced at re:Invent 2021

re:Invent is a yearly event that offers learning and networking opportunities for the global cloud computing community. 2021 marks the launch of several new features in different areas of cloud services and migration. In this blog, we’ll cover some of the most important recent announcements. AWS Mainframe Modernization (Preview) Mainframe modernization has become a necessity […]

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Testing architecture design

Avoid affecting your production environment during migration with AWS Application Migration Service

Customers commonly use AWS Application Migration Service to migrate Active Directory joined Windows or Linux servers to Amazon Web Services (AWS). However, this process can affect the production environment during testing. For example, if you update DNS addresses during testing, clients that try to reach the original server will be redirected to the testing server. […]

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Figure 1. MGN service architecture

Multi-Region Migration using AWS Application Migration Service

AWS customers are in various stages of their cloud journey. Frequently, enterprises begin that journey by rehosting (lift-and-shift migrating) their on-premises workloads into AWS, and running Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instances. You can rehost using AWS Application Migration Service (MGN), a cloud-native migration tool. You may need to relocate instances and workloads to […]

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Figure 1. AWS recommended tools for migration

Accelerating your Migration to AWS

The key to a successful migration to AWS is a well thought out plan, informative tools, prior migration experience, and quality implementation. In this blog, we will share best practices for planning and accelerating your migration. We will discuss two key concepts of a migration: Portfolio Assessment and Migration. So, let’s get started. Figure 1. […]

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