What does this AWS Solutions Implementation do?
This solution coordinates and automates large scale migrations to the AWS Cloud, involving numerous servers. Enterprises can improve performance and prevent long cutover windows by automating manual processes and integrating multiple tools efficiently. This is possible through this solution's orchestration platform options, which includes CloudEndure Migration and, as of version 2.0.0, AWS Application Migration Service (AWS MGN). We recommend AWS MGN to rehost servers to AWS at scale. Today, this solution is used by AWS Professional Services, AWS Partners, and other enterprises.
Simplify, expedite, and reduce the cost of cloud migration through a highly automated lift-and-shift solution.
Rehost migrations that involve many small, manual tasks, which take time to run and are slow and hard to scale.
Manage application and server schema definitions; and update wave, application, and server metadata.
Track the progress of your migration with a migration tracker and visualize migration metadata using Amazon QuickSight.
AWS Solutions Implementation overview
The diagram below presents the serverless architecture you can automatically deploy using the solution's implementation guide and accompanying AWS CloudFormation template.
AWS CloudEndure Migration Factory Solution architecture
The AWS CloudFormation template launches the AWS services necessary to help enterprises migrate their servers to the AWS Cloud.
- The template deploys Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) to build a web interface and uploads the code to an Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) bucket.
- Amazon API Gateway receives migration requests from the migration execution server via RestAPIs.
- AWS Lambda functions provide the necessary services for you to log in to the web interface, perform administrative functions to manage the migration, and connect to third party APIs to automate the migration process.
AWS Lambda functions ingest the migration metadata into an Amazon DynamoDB table, process external RestAPIs, calls CloudEndure Migration and AWS Application Migration Service (AWS MGN) for AWS migration, and initiates workload ingestion (WIG) request for change (RFC) calls to AWS Managed Services (AMS) for AMS migration.
- The migration metadata stored in Amazon DynamoDB is routed to CloudEndure or AWS MGN using a CloudEndure Migration or AWS MGN API to initiate a migration job and launch servers housed in CloudEndure.
This solution also deploys an optional migration tracker component that tracks the progress of your migration. AWS Glue retrieves migration metadata from the CloudEndure Migration Factory DynamoDB table and exports the metadata to Amazon S3. You can then create visualizations and build a dashboard to view the progress of the migration.
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