AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog
Category: Elastic Load Balancing
SaaS Identity and Routing with Istio Service Mesh and Amazon EKS
Many SaaS providers are leveraging Amazon EKS to build their solutions on AWS, as EKS provides builders with a range of different constructs that can be used to implement multi-tenant strategies. In this post, explore an architecture based on EKS that demonstrates a siloed SaaS deployment model, using Istio Service Mesh to manage request authentication and per-tenant routing. Istio is an open-source service mesh that many SaaS providers use for deploying their multi-tenant applications.
Centralized Traffic Inspection with Gateway Load Balancer on AWS
SoftwareOne has a proven record of successful implementations of centralized inspection with AWS Transit Gateway and site-to-site VPN attachments for our customers. Vendor-provided firewalls remain an option, and the focus of this post is their integration with Gateway Load Balancer. Explore the decisions SoftwareOne took while migrating from centralized north-south inspection with Transit Gateway VPN attachments to centralized inspection with GWLB in front of the Palo Alto VM-Series Firewalls.
How to Change SaaS Network Configurations Without Affecting Your Customers
Many organizations prefer to connect to SaaS or managed services over a VPN. If you are an independent software vendor that has to periodically change your network configuration, these customer VPNs present a challenge. The solutions detailed in this post describe different approaches to isolating virtual private clouds that host applications and services from an enterprise network. You can use these strategies to add more services to your customers with no changes to customer network configurations, avoiding delays.
How Swisscom Saved DroneAnalytics 60% on AWS Services by Using the AWS Well-Architected Framework
DroneAnalytics offers hardware and software solutions for drones and connected objects. The consulting services from Swisscom, based on the AWS Well-Architected Framework, enabled them to more properly monitor their consumption of AWS services. By leveraging Well-Architected best practices and working with Swisscom, DroneAnalytics saved 60 percent on their AWS spend, whilst maintaining the same or better levels of operational efficiency, reliability, and performance.
Improving the Performance of Distributed Atlassian Applications with Amazon CloudFront
Atlassian users who run Jira, Confluence, or Bitbucket applications across distributed teams find that, due to slower network connectivity, content sometimes loads much slower for team members in geographically distant regions. A new feature in Atlassian’s Jira, Confluence, and Bitbucket Data Center versions allows the use of Amazon CloudFront to improve the user experience and overall performance of applications hosted in other global regions.
Using Elastic Load Balancing for Horizon 7 on VMware Cloud on AWS Deployments
With Horizon 7 on VMware Cloud on AWS, customers can enjoy the agile, flexible consumption models and management of the AWS Cloud. This is great for temporary desktop and application capacity, application locality, data center expansions,POC, and disaster recovery use cases. In this post, we provide guidance on how customers looking to deploy Horizon 7 on VMware Cloud on AWS can make use of Amazon Route 53 and Elastic Load Balancing to provide greater scalability, availability, and fault tolerance.
How to Authenticate Users into Your Apps Using Application Load Balancer and Centrify
While many aspects of app development and deployment on AWS have been streamlined, authentication of end-users into apps remains challenging. In this post, Centrify highlights a new method of authenticating users into your mobile and web applications using the Application Load Balancer feature of Elastic Load Balancing using Centrify as an OpenID Connect (OIDC) identity provider. Centrify is an APN Advanced Technology Partner.
CoreOS and Ticketmaster Bring AWS Application Load Balancer Support to Kubernetes
Editor’s note: The ALB Ingress Controller is an official AWS project as of November 2018. Instructions for use are covered in the Amazon EKS documentation. By Brandon Chavis, Partner Solutions Architect at AWS Kubernetes continues to grow in popularity on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) platform, and as with any popular tool or service, customers […]