Tracking your migration progress can be challenging as there are several moving pieces. To maximize your MAP funding, you have to stay on schedule.

In this blog post, we show you how nOps can help you track your migration progress. Let’s get started.

Properly Tag Your AWS Resources

To use the MAP funding, you have to tag your resources the right way. Any resource that is not tagged properly is daily money lost! AWS requires different types of tags depending on the workload you are migrating. Most customers think as long as they tag the resources with map_migrated and server_id, they are good to go. But that’s far from true! Different keys and values are required depending on the type of workload you are migrating. Here is a handy mapping tracker that shows some of the mapping that’s required.

AWS Mapping Tracker Tool

It’s also common to see customers input typos in the values of the MAP tag key. If the Server ID for the key does not match with the right ID, you end up not using the credits.  

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Tracking Your AWS Migration Progress

nOps helps you visualize your AWS migration process and MAP credits disbursed for easy tracking.

If you are familiar with MAP funding, credits are issued based on migrating growth and hitting milestones. In the example above, customers earned the credits in Q1 and Q2, and AWS disbursed the credits in Q3.

nOps provides a live dashboard that shows MAP incentives earned vs disbursed, giving you up-to-date information on how the migration is trending. 

We hope this blog post was helpful in helping you understand how you can use nOps to automatically track your MAP progress and visualize your migration progress.

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