In this part of the AEM as a Cloud Service Migration Journey, you will learn about the basics of moving your on-premise or Adobe Managed Services installation of AEM to the cloud.
This document helps you understand why you should use a cloud native version of AEM, as well as the different phases of migrating to AEM as a Cloud Service. After reading, you should:
Understand the benefits of moving AEM as a Cloud Service
Familiarize yourself with the broad steps that you must take in order to transition to the cloud
Benefits of Moving to AEM as a Cloud Service
AEM as a Cloud Service provides a scalable, secure, and agile technology foundation for Experience Manager Assets, Forms, and Screens enabling marketers and IT professionals to focus on delivering impactful experiences at scale.
With AEM as a Cloud Service, your teams can focus on innovating instead of planning for product upgrades. New product features are thoroughly tested and delivered to your teams without any interruption so that they always have access to the latest version of AEM.
Understanding the Transition to AEM as a Cloud Service
The migration journey to Cloud Service involves the following phases:
Begin by determining if your deployment is ready to be moved to AEM as a Cloud Service with the Readiness Phase. In this phase, you should also familiarize yourself with the changes that AEM as a Cloud Service has introduced
Next, make your code and content cloud ready with the Implementation Phase. In this phase, you will be exploring the tooling Adobe provides to ease the move to the cloud
Once everything is in place, you can perform the migration with the Go-Live Phase
Finally, make sure to monitor for issues and improve performance after the migration is complete, in the Post Go-live Phase.
The figure below shows a pictorial representation of the recommended transition journey to AEM as a Cloud Service.