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Managing Migration and Data Transfer with AWS

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This course has been designed to help you manage your migration and data transfer projects. It covers some of the core services when working with your data and transferring your workloads between your Data Center and your AWS environment.

Learning Objectives:

  • AWS Storage Gateway
    • AWS Storage Gateway and its architecture
    • Which type of storage gateway to use for your use case
    • How to create a storage gateway using the EC2 platform
  • AWS DataSync
    • Define what AWS DataSync is and what it's used for
    • Understand AWS DataSync use cases
    • Define the architecture and process of using AWS DataSync to transfer data from on-premises to AWS
    • Define the architecture and process of using AWS DataSync to transfer data between different AWS storage services
  • AWS Snow Family
    • Define the AWS Snow Family
    • Understand the differences between AWS Snowcone, AWS Snowball, and AWS Snowmobile
    • Learn when you would use each service in a production environment
    • Understand their key features and how to request a snow device
  • Direct Connect
    • What AWS Direct Connect is, and why it’s needed
    • AWS Direct Connect architecture and prerequisites
    • How AWS Direct Connect is billed
    • The AWS Direct Connect connection process
    • Public, Private, and Transit Virtual Interfaces (VIFs)
    • AWS Direct Connect advanced connectivity
  • Database Migration Service
    • Recognize and explain the fundamental steps required to convert a Microsoft SQL server database schema to a new database engine
    • Learn how to use the AWS Schema Conversion Tool
    • How to review and analyse the assessment reports


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Stuart has been working within the IT industry for two decades covering a huge range of topic areas and technologies, from data center and network infrastructure design, to cloud architecture and implementation.

To date, Stuart has created 250+ courses relating to cloud computing reaching over 1 million+ students.

Stuart is a member of the AWS Community Builders Program for his contributions towards AWS.

He is AWS certified and accredited in addition to being a published author covering topics across the AWS landscape.

Stuart enjoys writing about cloud technologies and you will find many of his articles within our blog pages.

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