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Category: Technical How-to

Reduce Migration Times to AWS By Up to 79% with NetFoundry and CloudEndure Migration

Cloud migration introduces challenges for network systems, as the configurations designed for on-premises usually don’t work well for the cloud. NetFoundry implements cloud-based orchestration and APIs to instantly spin up and manage Zero Trust, performant, edge-to-cloud networks over the internet. NetFoundry is collaborating with CloudEndure Migration to accelerate the application migration process to AWS with the NetFoundry Zero Trust platform.

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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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How to Deploy AI Inference on the Edge with the LG AIoT Board and AWS IoT Greengrass

The growth of AI in a wide range of applications demands more purpose-built processors to provide scalable levels of performance, flexibility, and efficiency. The LG AIoT board helps customers accelerate their computer vision and machine learning journey using AWS. Learn how to build a simple AI-enabled application with AWS IoT Greengrass that takes advantage of the hardware AI acceleration on the LG AIoT board. AWS IoT Greengrass extends AWS on your device and offers the cloud programming model and tools at the edge.

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Intelligent Case Management Using Amazon Connect and Amazon Kinesis Data Streams

There is a flurry of contact center solutions being brought to market, but enterprise customers often find these solutions time-consuming, cost-intensive, and difficult to implement. Learn how to integrate an Amazon Connect instance with Salesforce Service Cloud to automatically create a case in Salesforce using REST APIs and Amazon Kinesis Data Streams. This allows you to proactively handles call drops occurring for customers when they dial into a contact center solution.

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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 ClearDATA Enforces Data Locality with AWS IAM Permission Boundaries

For healthcare organizations bound by regulations that require privacy, security, and compliance protections for sensitive healthcare data, ClearDATA provides the peace of mind of automation-forward technology and industry-leading, HITRUST-certified, healthcare-exclusive expertise. Learn how ClearDATA Comply uses the IAM permission boundary feature to automate restricting access to specific AWS regions.

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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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