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How HeleCloud Used AWS Secrets Manager to Automate Credentials Rotation of MS SQL on Amazon EC2

HeleCloud combines AWS Secrets Manager and the AWS Systems Manager Run Command into a solution that automatically rotates secrets for databases running on Amazon EC2. In addition to automatically rotating your secrets, it allows you to access them in applications running on Amazon EKS. Learn about the HeleCloud solution and walk through the code snippets and steps required to set up automatic credentials rotation of MS SQL Server running on Amazon EC2.

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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 nClouds Helps Accelerate Data Delivery with Apache Hudi on Amazon EMR

Apache Hudi on Amazon EMR is an ideal solution for large-scale and near real-time applications that require incremental data pipelines and processing. This post provides a step-by-step method to perform a proof of concept for Apache Hudi on Amazon EMR. Learn how a non-customer-facing PoC solution from nClouds set up a new data and analytics platform using Apache Hudi on Amazon EMR and other managed services, including Amazon QuickSight for data visualization.

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How to Upgrade Large Windows 2008 R2 Workloads in Place

Upgrading legacy systems to the cloud can seem daunting and time-consuming, but with the right combination of AWS Systems Manager, AWS Directory Service, and a few simple AWS Lambda functions, you can upgrade from your outdated Windows environments flawlessly, seamlessly, and at scale. Learn how you can run an in-place upgrade of your Windows 2008 R2 production instances to Windows 2019 R2, and how to control instance tagging so you can orchestrate the root volume replacement process.

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Accelerate Data Warehousing by Streaming Data with Confluent Cloud into Amazon Redshift

Built as a cloud-native service, Confluent Cloud offers developers a serverless experience with elastic scaling and pricing that charges only for what they stream. Confluent’s Kafka Connect Amazon Redshift Sink Connector exports Avro, JSON Schema, or Protobuf data from Apache Kafka topics to Amazon Redshift. The connector polls data from Kafka and writes this data to an Amazon Redshift database. Polling data is based on subscribed topics.

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Isolating SaaS Tenants with Dynamically Generated IAM Policies

Many SaaS organizations leverage AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) to define a series of policies and roles that can be used to ensure tenants are not allowed to cross tenant boundaries when accessing resources. To make this work, you have to create separate policies for each tenant which can create an explosion of tenant policies that push the account limits of IAM. Learn how dynamic policy generation creates a more scalable and manageable isolation experience.

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Modernize Your CI/CD Pipeline Using Jenkins X with Amazon EKS

At a time when software delivery speed matters more than ever, teams need a toolchain that allows them to build and deploy rapidly while realizing the cost savings of open source technologies. CloudBees is a provider of Jenkins-based CI/CD solutions (Jenkins X) that meet the security, scalability, and manageability needs of on-premises and cloud environments. Learn how to combine Amazon EKS with Jenkins X to establish a Kubernetes-native CI/CD process.

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Using Fewer Resources to Run Deep Learning Inference on Intel FPGA Edge Devices

Inference is an important stage of machine learning pipelines that deliver insights to end users from trained neural network models. These models are deployed to perform predictive tasks like image classification, object detection, and semantic segmentation. However, constraints can make implementing inference at scale on edge devices such as IoT controllers and gateways challenging. Learn how to train and convert a neural network model for image classification to an edge-optimized binary for Intel FPGA hardware.

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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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Implementing SAML AuthN for Amazon EMR Using Okta and Column-Level AuthZ with AWS Lake Formation

As organizations continue to build data lakes on AWS and adopt Amazon EMR, especially when consuming data at enterprise scale, it’s critical to govern your data lakes by establishing federated access and having fine-grained controls to access your data. Learn how to implement SAML-based authentication (AuthN) using Okta for Amazon EMR, querying data using Zeppelin notebooks, and applying column-level authorization (AuthZ) using AWS Lake Formation.

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