AWS Migration Strategies – The 7 R’s


The Seven Common Migration Strategies (7 R’s) Rehost (“lift and shift”) Move applications to AWS without changes. In large-scale, legacy migrations, organizations are looking to move quickly to meet business objectives. Applications may become easier to re-architect once they are already running in the cloud. This happens because the hard part, which is migrating the application, data, and traffic, has already been accomplished. Replatform (“lift, tinker and shift”) You are making a few cloud optimizations in order to achieve some tangible benefit without changing the core architecture of the application. Replatforming Tools Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) for relational databases [...]