AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog
Category: Auto Scaling
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.
Transforming the Customer Experience at Speed and Scale with AWS and Braze
Braze is a comprehensive customer engagement platform built on AWS that helps brands bring modern, stream processing, and data-science frameworks to their engagement strategies. When a minute can make or break a customer experience, brands need a tool that allows them to make virtually instantaneous and meaningful connections with every one of their customers. Learn about recent campaigns from Burger King, Overstock, and BlaBlaCar and the technology that made them possible.
Identifying and Resolving Application Performance in Hybrid Environments with NETSCOUT
By using NETSCOUT’s Application Management Solution available in AWS Marketplace, Forte Data Solutions was able to quickly resolve latency issues of web-based statistical applications. NETSCOUT helped the customer gain visibility into load, latency, errors, and dependencies of their application, quickly identify the root cause of latency issues, fix them, and thus eliminate hundreds of redundant daily CloudWatch Alarms.
Testing AWS GameDay with the AWS Well-Architected Framework – Continued Remediation
This is the third post in our series documenting a project to fix issues with the AWS GameDay architecture by using tenets of the AWS Well-Architected Framework. In Part 2, we remediated the critical findings found in our initial review and here we’ll cover remediating the deficiencies found in our Disaster Recovery plan, as well as other optimizations we’ve made due to recent announcements. We will also discuss how to address another crucial component in our application development—testing.
New Auto Scaling Support for NGINX Plus on AWS
The updated NGINX Plus on AWS Quick Start uses customizable AWS CloudFormation templates to automate design, configuration, and setup tasks, and deploys NGINX Plus on AWS in less than 30 minutes. It’s designed to kick-start application migrations by deploying a turn-key NGINX Plus application delivery infrastructure. The AWS Quick Start enables you to spin up an entire NGINX Plus load-balancing and application delivery infrastructure with minimal effort.
Testing AWS GameDay with AWS Well-Architected Framework – Remediation
This is the second post in our series documenting a project to fix issues with the GameDay architecture by using tenets of the AWS Well-Architected Framework. We cover the steps it took to fix the critical findings identified by the review team. As noted in Part 1 of the series, the review team delivered a list of critical findings we needed to prioritize, as well as a list of non-critical ideas that we should consider in our roadmap.
Testing AWS GameDay with the AWS Well-Architected Framework – Review
AWS GameDay is an immersive, team-based event we have hosted at AWS Summits and re:Invent over the past few years. The event has teams of players settling into a challenging—and hopefully entertaining—scenario as DevOps leads at Unicorn.Rentals, a popular startup minutes away from the very public launch of a widely anticipated product.