Category: Technical How-to
Once data is available in Amazon Redshift Serverless, businesses typically look at ways to turn data into business insights. This is where modern analytics providers such as ThoughtSpot provide value. With its powerful AI-based search, live visualizations, and developer tools and APIs for sharing embedded analytics, ThoughtSpot democratizes access to data by providing self-service tools for all users. Learn how to create a connection between Amazon Redshift Serverless and ThoughtSpot.
Salesforce Event Relays enable bidirectional event flows between Salesforce and AWS through Amazon EventBridge. This opens up opportunities to build event-driven, near real-time applications, responding to feedback and outside triggers as they happen. In this post, we use the bidirectional integration to pass events from Salesforce to AWS to send SMS messages, and notify you when a user responds to your message. This is an event-driven architecture, leveraging Custom Platform Events in Salesforce.
VMware vRealize Orchestrator is a part of VMware’s vRealize Suite and tied in closely with VMware vRealize Automation. This post highlights how you can use vRealize Orchestrator to deploy and manage VMware Cloud on AWS environments. It shows a method of automating VMware Cloud on AWS and helps admins get started using vRO to manage VMware Cloud on AWS environments. The sample code can be found in this GitHub page and follows the VMware Cloud on AWS API guide from VMware.
Learn how the Heimdall Database Proxy can be configured to provide customer query routing for Amazon RDS for Postgres, although any SQL database type including Amazon Redshift can be supported. This provides a single Heimdall Proxy endpoint to access data for multiple customers from multiple databases, transparently. Heimdall Data provides functionality needed to support many complex database environments, and solves many of the challenges in scaling database access.
The modern API lifecycle does not end once your CI/CD pipeline pushes a deployment to production and the API becomes available to clients. They still have to access documentation, try out different parts of the API, or get notifications about changes. API developer portals have become standard for businesses offering APIs to their partners and end users. Learn how to integrate ReadMe.com with Amazon API Gateway to make sure your documentation is up to date and gets changed every time you change the API.
Multi-region architectures improve latency for applications with global user bases and optimize RTO across the broadest set of potential failure events. However, creating and maintaining these architectures can add significant cost and complexity. Learn how to build and deploy a multi-region serverless application while minimizing cost and complexity using AWS Step Functions and Fauna, an AWS Partner and distributed document-relational database delivered as a cloud API.
Federation using SAML 2.0 enables customers to use their existing external IdP and avoid managing multiple sources of identities when accessing AWS accounts. This post builds on the recommendation of using regional SAML endpoints for failover by showing how you can configure Okta‘s federation with IAM to increase its availability. Learn how to configure Okta, an AWS Security Competency Partner, to utilize multiple regional AWS SAML sign-in endpoints that can be deployed at setup by the Okta admin.
Since the release of Amazon EC2 Mac instances, AWS customers have been able to access on-demand Apple Mac devices in the AWS Cloud. In collaboration with Jamf, an AWS Partner and leader in Apple device management, AWS has developed integration between the Amazon EC2 Mac instances and Jamf Pro to simplify managing, securing, and configuring EC2 Mac instances. Learn how to configure AWS and Jamf accounts to automatically enroll EC2 Mac into Jamf Pro EC2 Mac instances when they are launched.
HP Anyware from HP Teradici is the first high-performance remote desktop solution for EC2 Mac instances, providing a graphics-intensive computing experience with high color fidelity, crisp text, and up to 4K UHD resolution. HP Anyware enables you to remotely access your EC2 Mac instances as if they were on a local machine, with the resolution and color fidelity you need for the best desktop experience.
Learn how to build a Java application in a Docker container and push the container image to Amazon ECR orchestrated by AWS CodePipeline. We’ll use Snyk to scan your code, build a container image, and display the results in both Snyk and Amazon ECR. We’ll also show you how Amazon Inspector utilizes Snyk open source to provide insight into your software security vulnerabilities. All of this functionality is available from the AWS Management Console.