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Category: Amazon DynamoDB

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Provisioning a Virtual Private Cloud at Scale with AWS CDK

Infrastructure as code is one of the most important concepts used with cloud solutions, and AWS CloudFormation enables IaC by deploying stacks and provisioning resources on AWS using JSON or YAML files called templates. APN Ambassador Francois Rouxel from Slalom will show you how to create a hundred VPCs in one AWS region without providing any parameters, and how to easily establish a peering connection between two of them within a single line of code.

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How to Build a Real-Time Gaming Leaderboard with Amazon DynamoDB and Rockset

For microservices that predominantly write data, Amazon DynamoDB provides an “always on” experience without the need for careful capacity planning, resharding, and database maintenance. These capabilities make DynamoDB a popular database service for various parts of game platforms like player data, game state, session history, and leaderboards. Learn how to pair Amazon DynamoDB with an analytics solution like Rockset to automatically index your data for fast search, aggregations, and joins at scale.

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Partitioning Pooled Multi-Tenant SaaS Data with Amazon DynamoDB

As you design, develop, and build SaaS solutions on AWS, you must think about how you want to partition the data that belongs to each of your customers (tenants). In this post, experts from AWS SaaS Factory focus on what it means to implement the pooled model with Amazon DynamoDB. We’ll outline basic strategies to partition and isolate data by tenant, and illustrate common techniques you can use to avoid the “hot” partition problem that’s often associated with partitioning tenant data in a pooled model.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Driving Big Data Innovation on AWS – ISV Highlights, April 2017

Introduction by Terry Wise, Global Vice President, Channels & Alliances at AWS What can your data do for you? More importantly, how can insights derived from your data help you drive additional value for end customers? Our APN partners offer services and solutions that complement what AWS has to offer. As an example, many customers […]

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Have You Read Our 2016 AWS Partner Solutions Architect Guest Posts?

In 2016, we hosted 38 guest posts from AWS Partner Solutions Architects (SAs), who work very closely with both Consulting and Technology Partners as they build solutions on AWS. As we kick off 2017, I want to take a look back at all of the fantastic content created by our SAs. A few key themes emerged […]

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How We Built a SaaS Solution on AWS, by CrowdTangle

The following is a guest post from Matt Garmur, CTO at CrowdTangle, a startup and APN Technology Partner who makes it easy for you to keep track of what’s happening on social media. Enjoy! Horses were awesome. If you had a messenger service 150 years ago, using horses was so much better than the alternative, walking. […]

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APN Partner Webinar Series – AWS Database Services

Want to dive deep and learn more about AWS Database offerings? This webinar series will provide you an exclusive deep dive into Amazon Aurora, Amazon Redshift, and Amazon DynamoDB. These webinars feature technical sessions led by AWS solutions architects and engineers, live demonstrations, customer examples, and Q&A with AWS experts. Check out these upcoming webinars and […]

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