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Build confidence to migrate workloads to AWS Cloud with AWS Migration Ramp-Up Guide

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has helped thousands of organizations migrate their applications and workloads to the AWS Cloud. Based on these experiences, AWS has developed a proven process, framework, tools, and playbooks to help customers migrate applications and workloads to the cloud. We have consolidated these resources for our customers into an AWS Migration Ramp-Up Guide.

The AWS Migration Ramp-Up Guide is your go-to reference to learn fundamentals, concepts, and best practices for AWS Cloud migration tools and strategies. You’ll find free digital training offerings, virtual classroom courses, videos, whitepapers, and other resources. Its content has been selected by AWS experts to teach you the proven process and framework for migrating applications to the cloud, as well as step-by-step playbooks for migrating specific workloads. Additionally, you’ll have the opportunity to elevate your in-demand cloud skills and real-world knowledge you can use right away to grow your career.

Choose your learning

This Ramp-up Guide is broken into four phases, which successively advance your learning, and contain varied resources ranging from online courses such as Migrating to the Cloud, created by AWS technical trainers, to whitepapers such as AWS Migration Whitepaper, written by AWS solution architects. Choose the medium that matches your learning preference.

From cloud fundamentals to migrating specific workloads

The first two phases of the Ramp-up Guide cover the framework and methodology that AWS uses to tackle large-scale migration projects. These include the Cloud Adoption Framework and the AWS Migration Process, which help you assess your readiness for the AWS Cloud, and execute your migration project, respectively. It also includes our most popular AWS Training and Certification course, AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials (Second Edition), and the classroom course, Secrets to Successful Cloud Transformations.

Next, you’ll learn about the various AWS services and tools that will help simplify and accelerate your migration tasks. Start with instructor-led training course, Migrating to AWS. Then learn about tools such as CloudEndure to automatically convert your machines from their source infrastructure into the AWS infrastructure, and AWS Snowball to securely transfer petabytes of data to AWS data centers. Finally, you’ll learn how to migrate specific workloads to AWS, such as moving your SAP workloads or Oracle database to Amazon RDS.

With AWS, your organization can immediately provision the compute, storage, network, and database resources needed for any project. AWS and our partners provide tools and services that can help you every step of the way to ensure complete understanding and transition to the AWS Cloud.

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