AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog

Category: Management Tools

AWS Cloud Automation

New AWS CloudFormation Stack Quick-Create Links Feature Simplifies Customer Onboarding

At AWS, we listen to our customers and partners to learn where we can improve, and our roadmap is almost exclusively driven by customer feedback. Based on the feedback we received on the customer onboarding process, we are pleased to announce that the AWS CloudFormation team has added the Stack Quick-Create Links feature which solves the issues of embedding parameters in the launch stack URL, and directing users to an AWS CloudFormation wizard that has been reduced to a single page.

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Collecting Information from AWS CloudFormation Resources Created in External Accounts with Custom Resources

By Erin McGill. Erin is a Partner Solutions Architect (SA) at AWS.  Throughout this series, we’ve talked about easing cross-account role creation with AWS CloudFormation and a custom stack URL.  We’ve also discussed how to dynamically generate CloudFormation templates to populate a unique external ID. But once your cross-account role is created, how does the […]

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Generating Custom AWS CloudFormation Templates with Lambda to Create Cross-Account Roles

Ian Scofield is a Partner Solutions Architect (SA) at AWS.  In a previous post in our series, we showed how to use an AWS CloudFormation launch stack URL to help customers create a cross-account role in their AWS account. As mentioned in an earlier APN Blog post, a cross-account role is the recommended method to […]

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AWS Migration

Facilitating a Migration to AWS with CloudEndure by Leveraging Automation

By Carmen Puccio and Mandus Momberg, Partner Solutions Architects at AWS focused on Migration It’s no secret that migrating software and services from an on-premises environment to the cloud entails unique considerations and requirements. To provide confidence in the outcome of your migration, your migration strategy needs to scale easily. This means that a large […]

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Announcing the Addition of AWS Service Catalog to the AWS Service Delivery Program

The AWS Service Delivery Program launched in November 2016 with one simple goal at heart: to help customers easily identify APN Partners with a proven track record of success delivering specific AWS services and who have demonstrated the ability to provide expertise in a specific service or skill area. Looking for help migrating a database […]

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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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Deploy to Production using AWS CodeBuild and the AWS Developer Tools Suite

This is a guest post from Paul Duvall, Stelligent, with contributions from Brian Jakovich and Jonny Sywulak, Stelligent. Paul Duvall is CTO at Stelligent, and an AWS Community Hero.  Stelligent is an AWS DevOps Competency Partner.  At re:Invent 2016, AWS announced a new fully managed service called AWS CodeBuild that allows you to build your […]

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Get Started with HashiCorp Consul and Vault on AWS with Our New AWS Quick Starts

We’re pleased to announce our latest AWS Quick Start reference deployments, Consul and Vault by HashiCorp, an AWS DevOps Competency Partner. We developed these Quick Starts in collaboration with HashiCorp, and we feel that these guides represent current best practices in Consul and Vault deployments. Consul and Vault are two very popular tools in the […]

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