Romexsoft Application Modernization Blog

Latest blogs, recommendations, and insights from Romexsoft's Team on Application Modernization

Application Observability – What It Is For and How You Can Handle It with AWS

application observability

Suppose you have a public-facing web application. Suppose the app users report complaints about the sluggish performance of your application. Both your front-end and your back-end teams dive into their dashboards and metrics, but neither can pinpoint the root of the problem. What we as consulting partners typically discover upon analyzing a case is that businesses have plenty of technical metrics and only a scarce, if not none, representation of user experience metrics for an app. That is exactly the issue with observability that generates certain blindness to the origins of user dissatisfaction.

In this article, we delve into the essence of application observability, uncovering its pivotal role in ensuring robust functionality. Join us to find out:

  • what application observability stands for
  • why application observability matters for performance
  • what the three pillars of app observability are
  • what application observability tools and services AWS has to offer.

How To Optimize Cloud Cost Using the AWS Well-Architected Framework

how to optimize cloud cost

Efficient cloud cost management is a paramount concern for businesses that prioritize innovation and their competitive standing. At the same time, heavy reliance on cloud services to deliver value effectively, smoothly, and rapidly entails the need for cost optimization while maintaining performance. For many businesses, a journey of achieving maximal cost efficiency is challenging to set out on independently, so this article recites the strategies and helpful measures one can employ on the way to sustainable cost optimization.

It also covers the questions of:

  • How the AWS Well-Architected Framework handles cloud costs
  • Why and how to analyze business expenditure
  • What the cost optimization strategy implementation entails
  • How AWS tools aid in cost management
  • What role AWS-certified partners play in maximizing cost efficiency.

How to Evolve Application Architecture When Constantly Adding New Features: Romexsoft Experience

How to evolve application architecture when constantly adding new features

A pivotal step in modernizing application architecture is migrating from monoliths to microservices. While the benefits of containerized application architecture and microservices are well-known, the actual process of migrating can be a perplexing task, especially on the first attempt. In this article, we are exploring our individual experience of making the shift, the challenges faced, and strategies for a successful migration with the example of the application, developed by us from scratch. Upon browsing through the article, you will find out:

  • how we developed a web-based app on monolithic architecture;
  • what changes we implemented in preparation for migration to the microservices architecture;
  • what we applied to comply with HIPAA;
  • what lessons engineers can learn from our trials and errors.

Automation Testing Benefits and Why Your Business Should Use It

Automation Testing Benefits and Why Your Business Should Use It

As businesses continue to shift towards digitalization, software testing has become increasingly important for ensuring the quality and reliability of software applications. Automation testing, in particular, has emerged as a critical tool for organizations looking to accelerate their software delivery cycles while reducing costs and improving overall efficiency. With automation testing, businesses can achieve faster time-to-market, enhanced test coverage, reduced costs, and increased ROI.

In this article, we'll explore the benefits of automation testing in more detail and why your business should consider adopting it as part of your software testing strategy.

Application Modernization Foundations for Successful Cloud Journey

Application Modernization Foundations for Successful Cloud Journey

As you are assumingly after getting maximum transformational value out of the cloud to ultimately deliver more value to your customers rather than solely provide services, you may be interested in what a modern application is and how to get hold of it. Business application modernization is no straightforward task, and in order to leverage cloud capabilities and improve competitive position, one should get the hang of both basics and intricacies. So we are here for you, to shed light on:

  • what a modern application is
  • what stumbling blocks occur on the way to app modernization
  • how much SRE affects app modernization and migration
  • what difference the DevSecOps processes make
  • how to modernize apps successfully.

AWS Cost Optimization: How Cost Saving Works in Amazon Cloud

AWS Cost Optimization – How Cost Saving Works

While one of your long-term business objectives may be cost optimization, it is virtually impossible to set such a complex process in motion without getting into the specifics. We have drafted this article to give you insights into how to save costs on AWS. Upon reading you will learn about:

  • the role of business value in cloud economics;
  • four pillars of the Cloud Value Framework;
  • AWS cost savings analysis and its purpose;
  • AWS cost reduction strategy;
  • AWS cost optimization principles.

Application Modernization on AWS Cloud – a Comprehensive Guide

Application Modernizagtion on AWS Cloud

Free up your time and focus by getting the most essential information on software modernization in a detailed but concise guide to Application Modernization on AWS Cloud. We’ve put together an article which will leave you doubtless on a perplexing and complicated topic of app modernization.

What you’re about to figure out is:

  • reasons for app modernizing;
  • why modernize app with AWS;
  • modernization in its stages and phases;
  • approaches and strategies of modernizing;
  • useful services to speed up the process.

Legacy System Assessment for Further Application Modernization

Extracting Value from Legacy System Assessment for further Application Modernization

After reading this article, not only will you get acquainted with the fundamentals of the legacy app assessment, but also gain insights on how to implement the practical suggestions to take full advantage of your system review.

Initial steps matter the most, so if you’re contemplating digital transformation and legacy systems modernization, understanding the meaning and their essence related specifically to your organization is essential.

ISO 27001 Compliance: How to Prepare Your SaaS

How prepare SaaS for ISO 27001 compliance

In an attempt to bypass all new emerging threats, numerous SaaS owners have gone for the leading security standard – ISO 27001. Many companies, though, are still contemplating ISO certification so we have created this article to clarify:

  • Why comply with the ISO 27001 standard
  • What ISO 27001 is and what it covers
  • What benefits of ISO 27001-compliance SaaS gets
  • How to prepare for ISO 27001 audits and certification
  • How Romexsoft can help SaaS become ISO compliant.

How to Create an Application Modernization Roadmap

Application Modernization Roadmap Creating

We have written this article to aid professionals who are embarking on their first application modernization journey.

This article explains:

  • How having a smart application modernization roadmap can help.
  • How you can use the AWS app modernization framework in the process.
  • Where to start if you want to create an app modernization roadmap yourself.
  • How to create an application modernization roadmap using our advices.