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Category: Amazon EC2

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Migrating Elasticsearch on Amazon EC2 to Modernized, Multi-Tenant Amazon OpenSearch Service Architecture

For a recent project, NTT DATA Services was asked to architect and design the migration of a customer’s backend search tool used by two of its applications. Both applications were leveraging Elasticsearch for data storage. Learn how NTT DATA used some of the DevOps pillars to implement migrations using an active migration strategy. The goal was to move from individual Elasticsearch instances on Amazon EC2 to a single multi-tenant hosted Elasticsearch solution per region—in this case, Amazon OpenSearch Service.

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How Tech Mahindra’s InfoWise Accelerates the AWS Cloud Journey Through Data Modernization

Lack of a modernization strategy can result in unwanted downtime, excess investment, poor quality service, and dead-weight assets into the modernized platform. This post talks about how InfoWise, a Tech Mahindra solution, accelerates the first two stages of the cloud data migration and modernization journey: search and discover and plan and strategy. InfoWise also helps recommend the migration priority by running various dependency intelligence across all the metadata objects.

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Future Proof Cost Optimization with Attribute-Based Instance Type Selection and Amazon EC2 Spot

As part of its SaaS platform, Druva runs containerized applications with microservices architecture using Auto Scaling groups and Amazon Amazon ECS. Explore the cost optimization journey of Druva using Spot instances with Auto Scaling groups, challenges faced by them during this journey, and how attribute-based instance type selection (ABS) came to the rescue in addressing those challenges in optimizing costs.

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Building a Multi-Region Solution for Auto Recovery of Amazon EC2 Instances Using AWS CDK and AWS Step Functions

Learn about a multi-regional first-line of support solution Chaos Gears put together using a serverless application running AWS Lambda under the baton of AWS Step Functions to relieve a customer’s engineers from some of their operational burdens. The approach described in this post can be adapted to serve other needs or cover different cases, as AWS Step Functions’ visual workflows allow for a quick translation of business requirements to technical ones.

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Scaling and Managing TIBCO DataSynapse GridServer on AWS

Financial services customers face new industry regulations that require additional compute capacity up to 10 times to meet their regulatory demands. Learn about new service integrations and functionality that make TIBCO DataSynapse GridServer on AWS a great match to run grid computing workloads. These integrations help customers scale their grid workloads to take advantage of the compute elasticity and flexibility of AWS and GridServer without up-front capital expenditure.

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Vulnerability Management Considerations for Rapid Amazon EC2 Growth

Security teams face exponential compute asset growth over the course of minutes that previously may have taken months or years. Tenable, an AWS Security Competency Partner, has built a solution to ease the burdens for organizations that prioritize moving fast but want to maintain the same level of threat and risk detection. Dive deep on Tenable’s Frictionless Assessment for AWS solution to keep your Amazon EC2 instances inventoried and scanned.

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Gain 3x Higher Oracle RAC Database Performance on Amazon EC2 with R5b Instances and gp3 Storage

Oracle Database is at the heart of many mission-critical enterprise applications. Moving such applications to AWS offers multiple benefits, including agility, elasticity, and reliability. AWS ISV Partner FlashGrid, when helping Oracle Database customers move to AWS, sees the most success come from simple and inexpensive solutions. Learn how the new Amazon EBS gp3 general purpose volumes and Amazon EC2 R5b instances enable high-performance Oracle Databases.

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Leveraging Amazon EC2 F1 Instances for Development and Red Teaming in DARPA’s First-Ever Bug Bounty Program

Learn how DARPA engaged AWS Premier Consulting Partner Effectual to ensure a secure and reliable AWS environment, as well as to develop a serverless web application that allowed click-button FPGA SoC provisioning to red team researchers for the different processor variants. The result was DARPA’s first public bug bounty program, which enabled research teams to improve their hardware defenses by addressing any discovered weaknesses or bugs.

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Warming Amazon EC2 Instances Using AWS Lambda to Improve Application Availability

The legacy nature of its Windows application was a challenge faced by a rail manufacturer while migrating to AWS was. Refactoring the application to leverage AWS cloud-native features was not a viable option in this case, as the vendor had stopped their software maintenance and support. Learn how IBM leveraged AWS to improve the application’s long startup time by implementing a warming functionality using AWS Lambda and AWS Systems Manager.

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AWS to Offer Third-Generation Intel Xeon Scalable Processor-Based Amazon EC2 Instances

AWS has collaborated with Intel over the past 15 years, the longest of any cloud vendor. The partnership has been focused on deep engineering collaboration and getting the most out of customized Intel technology to deliver great experiences for our customers. Later this year, AWS plans to further this collaboration with Intel to offer Amazon EC2 instances powered by the new third-generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors, which will deliver more performance and expand customer choice on EC2.

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