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How to Automate Cost and Performance Improvement Through gp3 Upgrades Using AWS Systems Manager

Automatically identifying and upgrading existing SSD volumes to take advantage of the new gp3 general purpose volumes for Amazon EBS can help organizations reduce storage costs. Learn how to upgrade your existing gp2 volumes, without interruption, to the next generation of general purpose SSD volumes using AWS Systems Manager. This a core component of nubeGo’s Cloud Managed Service (NCMS) which helps customers automate cost savings, security guardrails, and compliance requirements with minimal effort.

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Helping a Pharmaceutical Company Drive Business Insights Using ZS Accelerators on Amazon Redshift

With increasing data variety and volumes, it’s become increasingly necessary to ensure all of an organization’s workloads run in the most efficient manner to reduce overall turn-around time and TCO. Get an overview of the data and analytics platform ZS built to streamline and improve contracting analytics for a top life sciences company. Then, dive deep into the data architecture and learn how ZS evolved its data technology stack to get maximum performance.

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Monitoring Your Linux Workloads on AWS Graviton with Splunk Cloud

Splunk recently announced the availability of Armv8 64-bit architecture support for the Splunk Universal Forwarder. This allows AWS Graviton2 customers with Linux workloads to collect and forward machine data to their Splunk environment. Follow a step-by-step guide to set up a Universal Forwarder on a Graviton2 instance running Linux, and learn how to configure the instance and the Universal Forwarder to forward data to Splunk Cloud.

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Transitioning Mainframe Workloads into Agile Services with AWS and Micro Focus

Increasing the agility of mainframe workloads is critical for organizations processing core-business processes and data on mainframes. Together, AWS and Micro Focus can help you accelerate the transition to agile services with a tool-based evolutionary approach, avoiding the expensive, risky, and slow rip-and-replace approach. Learn about the overall approach to agility and detail the transitions and Micro Focus tools for transforming mainframe workloads into agile services on AWS.

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Bursting Your On-Premises Data Lake Analytics and AI Workloads on AWS

Developing and maintaining an on-premises data lake is a complex undertaking. To maximize the value of data and use it as the basis for critical decisions, the data platform must be flexible and cost-effective. Learn how to build a hybrid data lake with Alluxio to leverage analytics and AI on AWS alongside a multi-petabyte on-premises data lake. Alluxio’s solution is called “zero-copy” hybrid cloud, indicating a cloud migration approach without first copying data to Amazon S3.

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Storing Multi-Tenant SaaS Data in a Serverless Environment with Amazon Keyspaces

With Amazon Keyspaces, AWS has enabled SaaS providers to run their Apache Cassandra workloads using a fully managed, serverless offering. This option allows you to leverage the strengths of Cassandra while getting all of the scale, cost, reliability, and operational efficiency that comes with a managed model. Learn how Amazon Keyspaces can be used to store data in a multi-tenant architecture and review common models for partitioning each tenant’s data.

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Applying Dynamically Generated Isolation Policies in SaaS Environments

As part of adopting a multi-tenant SaaS model, a key challenge is how to provide strong tenant isolation in a cost effective and scalable manner. Being able to effectively isolate your tenants is an important part of a multi-tenant system. Learn how dynamic policy generation gets applied as part of the overall isolation story of your SaaS solution, and follow along with AWS reference implementation to demonstrate how to use dynamically generated policies in code.

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Deploying IBM Mainframe z/OS on AWS with IBM ZD&T

With an increased pace of innovation and demand for faster development and testing cycles, customers with mainframes want to adopt DevOps practices for their z/OS environments. To facilitate these practices, IBM offers the IBM Z Development and Test (ZD&T), a hardware emulation solution that allows regular z/OS software to run on the x86 platform by emulating the IBM Z instruction set, IO, and other devices. Learn how to create your own IBM ZD&T and z/OS environment on AWS.

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How to Improve Project Security by Automating and Managing AWS Multi-Account Access

Many enterprise customers improve project security by segregating individual projects, or project environments like DEV or PROD, in separate AWS accounts. Mapping each project or project environment to a unique account provides a clear and easy way to maintain security boundaries and built-in cost accounting. Learn about EGlobalTech’s project-per-account model for accounts that enables users to seamlessly move between their AWS accounts and roles.

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Account and VPC Considerations for VMware Cloud on AWS

When VMware Cloud on AWS is connected to the connected VPC, it always uses the default VPC route table in the VPC. During the deployment phase of VMware Cloud on AWS, the Software Defined Data Center is connected to an AWS (or customer) account for seamless access to native AWS services. In this post, we provide guidance on which AWS account and respective VPC to connect VMware Cloud on AWS to take advantage of native AWS service integrations.

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