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Category: Amazon VPC

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Making Application Failover Seamless by Failing Over Your Private Virtual IP Across Availability Zones

One of the core principles of building highly available applications on AWS is to work with a multi-Availability Zone architecture. In the unlikely event an AZ fails, this allows applications to continue running using resources in the other AZs. Customers use different strategies to handle the routing of user traffic to different components of their applications across AZ, ranging from load balancers and Elastic IPs to Domain Name Resolution. In this post, we present an approach to achieve failover of a private IP address across AZs.

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How to Backup and Recover an Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) with N2WS

Amazon VPCs are an essential part of any cloud-first networking strategy. Subnet and routing table configurations, along with security settings, are at risk from day-to-day operational errors. N2WS offers a backup solution that takes the guesswork and manual labor out of backing up and recovering Amazon VPC configurations, with the ability to automatically restore across AWS Regions and accounts. N2WS is an AWS Storage Competency Partner.

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How to Securely Access Amazon Virtual Private Clouds Using Zscaler Private Access

When you’re enabling external access to an Amazon EC2 instance or Amazon VPC, there’s a need to expose some sort of inbound path from the users to the application, usually over the internet. Zscaler has been working with customers to redefine secure access to applications either on-premises or as they move to AWS. In this post, we discuss how you can implement a Zero Trust approach for access to workloads and services hosted on AWS with the aid of Zscaler Private Access.

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VMware Cloud on AWS

Understanding Amazon VPC from a VMware NSX Engineer’s Perspective

With VMware Cloud on AWS, you can deploy applications in a fully-managed VMware environment. Organizations can simplify their hybrid IT operations by using the same VMware technologies—including vSphere, vSAN, NSX, and vCenter—across their on-premises datacenters and on the AWS cloud. In this post, and my follow-up, we explore the major components of Amazon VPC for engineers and architects who build and operate VMware NSX networks, and who are building solutions on VMware Cloud on AWS.

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How Implementing a Real World Evidence Platform on AWS Drives Real World Business Value

Guest post by Scot Johnson, a Solution Architect for ConvergeHEALTH by Deloitte, part of Deloitte Consulting LLP’s Innovation group (DCI). In light of new laws such as the 21st Century Cures Act and evolving scientific insights, life sciences companies are being pressed to demonstrate clinical value to payers and health authorities.  As a result, life […]

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AWS Migration

Amazon VPC for On-Premises Network Engineers – Part 2

Editor’s note: This is the second of a popular two-part series by Nick Matthews. Read Part 1 >> By Nick Matthews, Partner Solutions Architect, CCIE #23560 In the previous post on Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC), we covered the basic anatomy of a VPC and the different ways to connect a VPC to the outside world. […]

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AWS Migration

Amazon VPC for On-Premises Network Engineers – Part 1

Editor’s note: This is the first of a popular two-part series by Nick Matthews. Read Part 2 >> By Nick Matthews, Partner Solutions Architect, CCIE #23560 I relate better to networking when people use words and phrases I know, such as “router on a stick,” “MPLS WAN,” and “VRF,” and then show me a packet […]

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