AWS Prescriptive Guidance

Resources from AWS technology experts and AWS Partners to help accelerate cloud adoption and modernization

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Prescriptive Guidance provides time-tested strategies, guides, and patterns to help accelerate your cloud migration, modernization, and optimization projects. These resources were developed by AWS technology experts and the global community of AWS Partners, based on their years of experience helping customers realize their business objectives on AWS.

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Business perspectives, methodologies, and frameworks for cloud migration and modernization, for CxOs and senior managers


Guidance for planning and implementing strategies, with focus on best practices and tools, for architects, managers, and technical leads


Steps, architectures, tools, and code for implementing common migration, optimization, and modernization scenarios, for builders and other hands-on users

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additional resources

Links to additional information about AWS Cloud migrations, AWS services, and APN Partners who offer tools and resources to help with cloud adoption and modernization initiatives.