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7 Easy steps to migrate Oracle database to AWS in minutes

Lift and Shift Oracle Database with the least downtime using AWS Application Migration Service Introduction Customers migrating Oracle databases from their data centers to AWS run enterprise workloads that are vital for their business. They look for tools and mechanisms to enable them to migrate without disruption to current database operations and with minimum or […]

Automate Setup of AWS Application Migration Service and Elastic Disaster Recovery

Introduction AWS Application Migration Service (AWS MGN) is the automated lift-and-shift service that facilitates server migrations to AWS at scale. AWS Elastic Disaster Recovery (AWS DRS) is the service which increases resilience of both on-premises and cloud-based applications by replicating data to AWS. Customers using AWS MGN or AWS DRS are required to perform manual setup […]

Migrate a WordPress Blog from Azure to AWS using AWS Application Migration Service

Introduction In today’s fast-paced digital landscape, businesses are constantly seeking new ways to enhance their operations, optimize costs, and leverage the benefits of cloud computing. As organizations evolve, they often find themselves needing to migrate their virtual machines (VMs) from one cloud provider to another, such as moving from Azure or Google Cloud Platform (GCP) […]

Streamlining AWS Application Migration Service Replication Agent deployment using MGN connector

AWS Application Migration Service (AWS MGN) is AWS’s recommended service for migrations to AWS. It simplifies and expedites migrating your source servers from physical, virtual, or cloud infrastructure platforms to run natively on AWS. Over the last year, we’ve shared with you several major updates to the MGN service, focusing on offering customers more ways […]

Manage migrations to multiple AWS Accounts using AWS Application Migration Service (MGN) and AWS Organizations

Many customers have successfully migrated on-premises or cloud-based applications to AWS using the AWS Application Migration Service (AWS MGN). Customers commonly migrate their applications to a number of different AWS Accounts that are part of an AWS Organization, in line with the best practices of establishing a multi-account AWS environment. When using AWS MGN, the […]

Accelerating large-scale cloud migrations with repeatable patterns

Many Amazon Web Services (AWS) customers initiate large-scale cloud migrations to achieve specific business outcomes. The reasons for migration include consolidating or vacating data centres, adopting a cloud-first strategy, increasing agility and staff productivity, and reducing the total cost of ownership for IT. Using repeatable patterns for migrating workloads are a great way to jumpstart […]

Using Single Sign-on with Azure Active Directory and Cloud Migration Factory for simplified identity management

In this blog post we’ll look at how to configure the AWS Cloud Migration Factory (CMF) solution to use SAML authentication. We will use an existing identity provider (in this case Azure Active Directory). However, this can be replicated with any IDP that offers SAML authentication. By federating existing logins and accounts with CMF, the […]

Accelerate Your Enterprise On-Premises Migration to AWS Cloud

In this blog post, we will explore the top five guiding principles that you need to address before starting a large-scale migration from on-premises to the AWS cloud. As the AWS Professional Services team, the authors bring their combined experience in leading large migrations involving thousands of applications in datacenter exit projects across Healthcare & Life […]

Migrating and automating patching at scale with AWS Application Migration Service

Since AWS Application Migration Service (AWS MGN) has been positioned as the recommended service for (rehost) migrations to AWS, we have seen an astounding speed of new feature releases, multiple enhancements, and continuous innovation aimed to address customer needs. AWS Application Migration Service (AWS MGN) is a highly automated move and improve (rehost) solution that […]

Creating a near-realtime dashboard on Amazon CloudWatch for a Migration usecase

Monitoring performance metrics of AWS resources is crucial for any business use case running in cloud. AWS Well-Architected Framework best practices recommend customers to setup observability and monitoring for their infrastructure on AWS. But, as AWS usage for customer increases, it gets harder to observe and visualize the data and metrics at scale and identify […]