Migration Types

Migrating to the cloud requires planning and precision. Learn tools and techniques to consider when planning for migration.

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Course description

This course is a deep dive into cloud migration. Learn the different types of migration, managing workloads, how to manage security, planning migration for protocols and services, and environmental constraints of your cloud solution to take into consideration.

Course syllabus

Migration TypesDuration: 7:30

Planning a migration to the cloud begins with an understand of migrations types available for each potential system. This episode provides an understanding of the various migration types you may use during the process.

Workload ManagementDuration: 4:52

Workload migrations allow you to consider an entire solution that supports a work process instead of just considering a single server. This episode explains that workload migrations involve many of the same considerations of server migrations as well as more detailed support for application migrations.

Virtualizing Physical SystemsDuration: 6:27

Several decisions must be made when virtualizing physical systems. These decisions include shared vs. dedicated hosting and using the appropriate management methods. This episode explains these factors.

Migrating SecurityDuration: 7:29

Managing security in the cloud has additional considerations not involved in local network security. As you migrate security to the cloud these items must be considered, and this episode introduces them.

Protocols and ServicesDuration: 8:20

Migrating protocols and services to the cloud is important as the services may be used by both local and cloud systems. Careful planning results in effective implementations. This episode provide the foundational considerations that must be made.

Environmental ConstraintsDuration: 6:41

The organization in which the cloud solution is being implemented (the environment) can impact the way in which the cloud may be utilized. This episode concludes our discussion of migrations by addressing these environmental constraints.

Meet the author

Tom Carpenter

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Tom Carpenter is a 25+ year veteran of the IT industry. He started in entry-level systems support and quickly moved into the role of a systems analyst and network engineer. He founded the technical content development and training company SysEdCo in 1997, which he continues to operate.

Having written more than 20 books for the IT industry, he brings a wealth of experience to any topic and holds many certifications from both vendors and vendor-neutral certification organizations. He is also the head of certification development for the CWNP program and heavily involved in objectives development and exam creation within the certification industry.

Tom uses AWS to run several business websites as well as test labs used for content creation and management. According to Tom, "AWS is everything I did in the 90s, and more, in the cloud!” Tom lives in Ohio with his lovely wife Julie and enjoys anything related to technology, learning and human potential. lth and status of a 60-node SIEM cluster designed to handle data from 60,000 data sources.

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