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Running SQL on Amazon Athena to Analyze Big Data Quickly and Across Regions

Data is the lifeblood of a digital business and a key competitive advantage for many companies holding large amounts of data in multiple cloud regions. Imperva protects web applications and data assets, and in this post we examine how you can use SQL to analyze big data directly, or to pre-process the data for further analysis by machine learning. You’ll also learn about the benefits and limitations of using SQL, and see examples of clustering and data extraction.

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Powering Enterprise Analytics at Scale Using Teradata Vantage on AWS

The amount and variety of existing and newly-generated data in today’s connected world is unparalleled. As this growth continues, so does the opportunity for organizations to extract real value from their data. Teradata Vantage is a modern analytics platform that combines open source and commercial analytic technologies. It can drive autonomous decision-making by helping you to operationalize insights, solve complex business problems, and enable descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytics.

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Optimizing Amazon EC2 Spot Instance Usage with Qubole Data Platform

Amazon EC2 Spot Instances let you reduce costs by taking advantage of unused capacity. You can further reduce costs by using the policy-based automation in Qubole Data Platform to balance performance, cost, and SLA requirements anytime you use Spot Instances. Learn how the Qubole Data Platform optimizes your Spot usage, and how it applies policy-based automation to balance your performance, cost, and SLAs whenever you use Amazon EC2 Spot Instances.

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How Gremlin’s Chaos Engineering Platform Validates AWS Operational Excellence and Reliability

Chaos engineering is the discipline of experimenting on a software system or service to build confidence in its capability to withstand turbulent and unexpected conditions. Its goal is to reveal weaknesses before they break. The AWS Well-Architected Review and chaos engineering go hand-in-hand, and Gremlin’s chaos engineering platform validates your service’s compliance with two pillars of the Well-Architected Framework: operational excellence and reliability.

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Analyze Streaming Data from Amazon Managed Streaming for Apache Kafka Using Snowflake 

When streaming data comes in from a variety of sources, organizations should have the capability to ingest this data quickly and join it with other relevant business data to derive insights and provide positive experiences to customers. Learn how you can build and run a fully managed Apache Kafka-compatible Amazon MSK to ingest streaming data, and explore how to use a Kafka connect application to persist this data to Snowflake. This enables businesses to derive near real-time insights into end users’ experiences and feedback.

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Using Terraform to Manage AWS Programmable Infrastructures

Terraform and AWS CloudFormation allow you to express infrastructure resources as code and manage them programmatically. Each has its advantages, but some enterprises already have expertise in Terraform and prefer using it to manage their AWS resources. To accommodate that preference, CloudFormation allows you to use non-AWS resources to manage AWS infrastructure. Learn the steps to create a CloudFormation registry resource type for Terraform and deploy it as an AWS Service Catalog product.

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How to Orchestrate a Data Pipeline on AWS with Control-M from BMC Software

In spite of the rich set of machine learning tools AWS provides, coordinating and monitoring workflows across an ML pipeline remains a complex task. Control-M by BMC Software that simplifies complex application, data, and file transfer workflows, whether on-premises, on the AWS Cloud, or across a hybrid cloud model. Walk through the architecture of a predictive maintenance system we developed to simplify the complex orchestration steps in a machine learning pipeline used to reduce downtime and costs for a trucking company.

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Using GitLab CI/CD Pipeline to Deploy AWS SAM Applications

In order to deliver serverless applications, customers often turn to DevOps principles to efficiently build, deploy, operate, and iterate on features and changes. CI/CD is one of the major components of DevOps that helps deliver code faster and more reliably to production. GitLab’s continuous integration offering provides a rich set of features for automating how new code is incorporated into your software and how new versions of your software get built and deployed.

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Congratulations to the APN Partners Completing Navigate Tracks in the First Quarter of 2020

Please join us in congratulating the APN Partners completing Navigate tracks in the first quarter of 2020. These organizations have made the commitment to raising the bar for AWS customers by growing their cloud skills on AWS. Every APN Partner, regardless of tier, can participate in the APN Navigate program, where you’ll get access to business and technical resources that can transform your business and increase visibility with AWS.

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In-Depth Strategies for Building a Scalable, Multi-Tenant SaaS Solution with Amazon Redshift

Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) presents developers and architects with a unique set of challenges. One essential decision you’ll have to make is how to partition data for each tenant of your system. Learn how to harness Amazon Redshift to build a scalable, multi-tenant SaaS solution on AWS. This post explores trategies that are commonly used to partition and isolate tenant data in a SaaS environment, and how to apply them in Amazon Redshift.

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