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The Curse of Big Data Labeling and Three Ways to Solve It

The nature of data has changed dramatically. Just a decade back, the majority of our data was structured (residing in relational databases) or textual. Now, with the advent of self-driving vehicles, drones, and the Internet of Things (IoT), images and video data are taking the lion’s share of the data storage zoo. As we create more and more data on more and more devices, however, this problem is not going away. In fact, we have reached a point where there aren’t enough people on the planet to label all the data we’re creating.

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Using Elastic Load Balancing for Horizon 7 on VMware Cloud on AWS Deployments

With Horizon 7 on VMware Cloud on AWS, customers can enjoy the agile, flexible consumption models and management of the AWS Cloud. This is great for temporary desktop and application capacity, application locality, data center expansions,POC, and disaster recovery use cases. In this post, we provide guidance on how customers looking to deploy Horizon 7 on VMware Cloud on AWS can make use of Amazon Route 53 and Elastic Load Balancing to provide greater scalability, availability, and fault tolerance.

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Know Before You Go: An APN Partner’s Guide to AWS re:Invent 2018

To help you prepare for AWS re:Invent 2018, we’ve rounded up a number of things to check out while you are in Las Vegas. Please join us for the Global Partner Summit, which provides APN Partners with opportunities to connect, collaborate, and discover. You’ll learn how to leverage AWS technologies to serve your customers, and how the APN program can help build and grow your business. This year, GPS sessions will take place throughout the week across the entire re:Invent campus.

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Bringing Business Intelligence to Healthcare Organizations with Tableau on AWS

At Tableau Conference 2018, we announced a new AWS Quick Start: Tableau Server on AWS for Healthcare. This lets customers quickly deploy Tableau Server on AWS in a manner that is preconfigured with common security and compliance controls, such as encryption at-rest and in-transit, and support their compliance objectives out of the box. The Quick Start comes with a jointly authored security controls reference describing how different parts of the HIPAA Security and Privacy Rules apply to AWS and Tableau.

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Using AWS Directory Service and Amazon RDS with Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops

AWS Directory Service for Microsoft Active Directory and Amazon RDS are now in the Citrix Ready Marketplace, and we’ve provided a deployment guide to help you launch Citrix on AWS. In cooperation with Citrix, we have also assembled an AWS Accelerator to help you plan and execute a successful trial migration while using your existing licenses. You can also use Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktop Service on Citrix Cloud to manage your AWS-based resources.

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AWS Solution Space Expands with Customer-Ready Solutions for Oracle Workloads

AWS supports Oracle databases and applications, offering businesses solutions for migrating, deploying, and managing their Oracle workloads on AWS. Customers can launch entire enterprise software stacks from Oracle on AWS, and they can build enterprise-grade Oracle applications using database and middleware software from Oracle. Here are two Oracle workload solutions from clckwrk, an AWS Oracle Competency Partner.

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Flexible Payment Scheduler Simplifies Long-Term Contracts in AWS Marketplace

Flexible Payment Scheduler enhances Seller Private Offers by enabling software sellers to offer custom payment schedules to customers in AWS Marketplace. After negotiating the price and quantity with a customer, ISVs can now specify a custom schedule of payments, with up to 36 installments over three years. Flexible Payment Scheduler helps ISVs increase their sales velocity, sales volume, and transaction size by making it easier for their customers to purchase software.

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Amazon ECS Resource and Cost Allocation Made Easy with CloudHealth Container Module

Leading organizations around the world are using CloudHealth to understand what’s driving the cost of their Amazon ECS, Kubernetes, and Mesos clusters. CloudHealth Container Module enables users to customize what and how to report on container usage and costs. Starting at the cluster level, it’s useful to compare the amount of resources allocated to container tasks to the available capacity of the cluster. In this post, we discuss how CloudHealth’s support for Amazon ECS helps you understand your AWS resource usage and cost.

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New Feature Simplifies SaaS Procurement in AWS Marketplace

Over the last two years, AWS has launched SaaS Subscriptions and SaaS Contracts for AWS Marketplace, two procurement capabilities that enable you to offer SaaS solutions directly to AWS Customers. We’re excited to announce an enhancement to SaaS Contracts that allows your customers to pay-as-they-go if they need additional services above the original contract. Customers can now combine the discounts from committed usage and the flexibility of pay-as-you-go pricing.

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Automated Refactoring of a U.S. Department of Defense Mainframe to AWS

A multi-company team led by ARRAY delivered for the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) a successful modernization of a COBOL-based system running on aged mainframes to a Java-based system running on x86 Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). AWS provides the system’s capabilities for reliability, scalability, and this post describes the objectives, approach, solution, lessons, and customer benefits realized from this experience.

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