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AWS Editorial Team

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Shifting Away from Legacy Data Systems Helps Companies Tap into Their Most Vital Resource

Have you ever noticed that when businesses talk about data, they often use metaphors having to do with water? In the same way plumbing makes modern life possible, a well-maintained data infrastructure is a crucial foundation on which the health of a business depends. Examine how replacing an inflexible, legacy data system with a cloud data warehousing solution can open the “floodgates” to new opportunities and modernize the approach to data management.

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Partners Can Now Register for the APN TechDive Virtual Conference

Join us for APN TechDive 2019, a virtual conference for members of the APN Partner community. On October 16, 2019, we will host a full day of technical sessions exclusively for APN Partners, as well as live Q&A with AWS experts, and a virtual AWS GameDay event to test your organization’s AWS knowledge and skills. Don’t miss this chance to learn about AWS services and apply your knowledge in a real AWS environment. We’ll see you there!

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New AWS Co-Branding Guide Provides Best Practices for Joint Marketing with AWS

Exclusively for members of the APN, we have created the inaugural version of the AWS Co-Branding Guide. These guidelines detail how AWS brand marks should be used in co-branded assets, such as web banners and social media posts, as well as the different ways APN Partners can co-brand with AWS, all while maintaining your own brand voice. This guide is a must-read for APN Partners interested in growing their relationship with AWS customers.

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Migrating Containerized Applications to Amazon EKS in Minutes Using XebiaLabs Blueprints

Amazon EKS provides a Kubernetes management infrastructure across Availability Zones so you don’t have to manage a control plane or replace unhealthy control plane nodes. AWS Competency Partner XebiaLabs supports infrastructure provisioning and application deployment for many of the most popular AWS services, including Amazon EKS. They recently introduced a feature called DevOps as Code, which makes it even easier to migrate applications to Amazon EKS infrastructure.

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Increasing Savings and Mitigating Risks with Amazon EC2 Convertible Reserved Instances

When managing AWS spending, you want to mitigate risks and costs wherever possible. One way to do this is to increase your coverage of Amazon EC2 Reserved Instances, which results in significant discounts and increased savings. However, constantly improving technology and the evolving needs of your company can render your committed Reserved Instances obsolete. Cloudwiry’s cost management platform specializes in this cost-recovery practice by optimizing Reserved Instance coverage for ROI.

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Promoting Your Capabilities and Driving Demand with the APN Partner Pipeline Builder Framework

AWS is committed to supporting APN Partners’ go-to-market (GTM) strategies and drive demand for their services and solutions. The new APN Partner Pipeline Builder Framework will help APN Partners build new, or enhance existing, processes that support sales pipeline development. This framework acts as a key resource to help APN Partners build GTM plans that aid in the development of their AWS-focused services or solutions.

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Deploying a High-Volume Application on AWS with Kubernetes

Learn how Mission Cloud Services helped Your Call Football (YCF) scale their application by building out the infrastructure as code, determining the right instance type for the job, prepping the load balancers, and employing Amazon EKS. By leveraging Kubernetes to optimize the speed and performance of YCF’s cloud environment, the app successfully provides thousands of football fans with a fun, unique, and issue-free gaming experience—all in real-time.

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Live Patching Linux Kernel Vulnerabilities with AWS and KernelCare

Automatic software patching is not yet seen as a security benefit, even though out-of-date software is the cause of many recent cybersecurity failures. As companies and their staff become more security-aware and, in some cases, legally accountable for security breaches, system administrators are starting to see automated Linux kernel live patching as the missing link in their system security profiles. Despite the disadvantages, a system with live patching is safer than one without.

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Calculating SaaS Cost Per Tenant: A PoC Implementation in an AWS Kubernetes Environment

In a SaaS environment, the compute, storage, and bandwidth resources are often shared among tenants, but this makes it challenging to deduce per tenant cost. A SaaS application running on a Kubernetes cluster on AWS adds a layer of further complexity as far as calculating the per tenant cost. Kubernetes is great at abstracting away the underlying pool of hardware. It almost gives us an illusion of having access to a single large compute resource.

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Improving Application Performance with No Code Changes Using Heimdall’s Database Proxy for Amazon Redshift

Rewriting an application code for performance optimization generally requires a significant amount of effort. Also, IT and development groups using third-party applications like Tableau may not have access to the application code. Heimdall’s database proxy solution offers a flexible and cost-effective alternative to rewriting your application for performance and scale. Heimdall transparently provides SQL control and visibility to the application owner without (re)writing a single line of code.

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