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Category: AWS Partner Solutions Architect (SA) Guest Post

How Signiant Uses AWS Lambda and Amazon DynamoDB to run its SaaS Solution on AWS

By Mike Deck, Partner Solutions Architect, AWS When AWS Lambda was launched in 2014, it unlocked an ability for AWS customers and partners to implement full-featured, scalable solutions without the need to deploy or manage any servers. I work with many SaaS partners who are now leveraging the serverless model for various components of their architecture. […]

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August Partner SA Highlights: Learn about Freshservice, Fugue, and Zerto!

Each month, our goal is to provide background on a few APN Partner solutions that Partner SA team members want to highlight. You’ll hear from the SAs themselves about what the solution does, and what they find to be interesting about the solution. In July, we told you about Opsee, Splunk, and Twistlock. While we’re admittedly […]

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How to Build Sparse EBS Volumes for Fun and Easy Snapshotting

This post is co-authored by Ian Scofield and Mike Ruiz, both Partner Solutions Architects at AWS  Introduction If you are familiar with Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS) and the Amazon EBS volume snapshotting process, you may know that we recommend initializing – that is, reading every block – on volumes that have been created from […]

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AWS Networking for Developers

This post is co-authored with Mark Stephens, Partner Solutions Architect, AWS If you’re a developer and are new to AWS, there is a good chance you have not had the need to set up or configure many networks. As a developer that has a need to work with infrastructure, you might end up running into […]

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How AWS Partner Medidata Solutions Approaches GxP Compliance in the Cloud

Special thanks to Jordin Green, Global Head of Industry Marketing & Global Healthcare and Global Life Sciences Marketing Lead, AWS and Gretchen Murphy, PR Manager at Medidata Solutions. AWS Life Science Competency Partner Medidata Solutions is a leading SaaS company solely focused on helping life sciences companies conduct faster, safer, less expensive, and more insightful clinical research. Medidata Solutions’s cloud […]

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How to List Your Product in AWS Marketplace

The following is a guest post from Suney Sharma, a Partner Solutions Architect at AWS.  Are you planning to launch an AWS Marketplace offering for your product? If you are an independent software vendor (ISV), the AWS Marketplace offers you an opportunity to capitalize on the widespread migration to cloud computing, simplify and shorten your sales cycle, and […]

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AWS Summit Santa Clara 2016 Recap

This is a guest post from Paul Sears, Partner SA, Amazon Web Services On July 12th – 13th, AWS hosted the 2016 AWS Summit Santa Clara. Attendees took part in AWS and Partner-led technical sessions, bootcamps, and GameDay, and had the opportunity to interact with a wide range of Consulting and Technology Partners in the […]

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July Partner SA Highlights – Learn About Opsee, Splunk, and Twistlock

Our Partner Solutions Architect (SA) teams work closely with APN Partners, and become very familiar with APN Partner solutions that are either built on, or integrate with, AWS. Needless to say, our SAs often discover APN Partner solutions that take advantage of AWS in unique and innovative ways to help solve customer needs. Each month, we’re […]

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Introducing the SaaS Enablement Framework for AWS Partners

The software as a service (SaaS) delivery model presents developers with a new landscape of technical, operational, and deployment considerations. Fully embracing the agility profile of SaaS often means re-thinking the fundamentals of how you approach your business. This is further complicated by the fact that there is no single strategy for implementing SaaS solutions. […]

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Migrating Applications to SaaS: Rethinking Your Design

In my previous blog post in this series, I outlined some strategies for migrating applications to the software as a service (SaaS) model. That first post focused on minimally invasive approaches that allowed organizations to move existing solutions to AWS without altering the fundamentals of their application’s design or architecture. While limiting the moving parts […]

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