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Partitioning Pooled Multi-Tenant SaaS Data with Amazon DynamoDB

As you design, develop, and build SaaS solutions on AWS, you must think about how you want to partition the data that belongs to each of your customers (tenants). In this post, experts from AWS SaaS Factory focus on what it means to implement the pooled model with Amazon DynamoDB. We’ll outline basic strategies to partition and isolate data by tenant, and illustrate common techniques you can use to avoid the “hot” partition problem that’s often associated with partitioning tenant data in a pooled model.

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Using AWS and CloudShell to Enable Remote Technical Teams

CloudShell Colony is a SaaS platform for delivering infrastructure automation at scale for complex application-centric environments on cloud technologies, including AWS and Kubernetes. Quali enables self-service automation and governance to streamline application development, testing, and release to production. Learn how enterprises can use CloudShell Colony to enable self-service access to application environments on AWS for development teams.

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Using Shift-Left to Find Vulnerabilities Before Deployment with Trend Micro Template Scanner

Shift-Left is increasingly being employed within DevOps organizations to ensure companies minimize risk early in their infrastructure as code (IaC) deployment cycle. This post explains how to combine two of the technologies that make Shift-Left possible. The first is AWS CloudFormation, which represents IaC, and the second is Trend Micro’s Template Scanner, which checks your IaC to make sure it conforms to the AWS Well-Architected Framework.

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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.

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Live Patching Linux Without Downtime on AWS Graviton2-Based Instances

Keeping your Linux system up to date with the latest operating system and application software patches is one of the most effective ways to strengthen system security. Enterprises sometimes neglect to install the latest security updates because most kernel upgrades and security patches require a system reboot, which means downtime and waiting for reboot cycles. KernelCare from CloudLinux can live patch Amazon EC2 instances based on AWS Graviton2 Arm64 processors.

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How to Orchestrate and Test Recovery Scenarios with N2WS

N2W Software (N2WS) offers backup and disaster recovery for anyone using AWS. It protects your environment against the inevitable by coping backups across AWS regions or AWS accounts—with the ability to easily restore when needed. Version 3.0 of N2WS Backup and Recovery includes a new feature known as Recovery Scenarios. It allows you to define different sequences of recovery for your protected AWS resources, and test them with a Dry Run.

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Making Serverless CI/CD Easier with CircleCI and Serverless Framework

CircleCI has released an aws-serverless-framework orb to make it easier to continuously integrate and deploy serverless applications built using the Serverless Framework. Learn how to use the framework to develop and test a sample serverless application, and how to use CircleCI to implement continuous integration and deployment of that serverless application. CircleCI’s continuous integration and delivery platform allows teams to rapidly release code they trust by automating the build, test, and delivery process.

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Boosting the Assembly and Deployment of Artificial Intelligence Solutions with KNIME Visual Data Science Tools

With rapid advancements in machine learning techniques over the past decade, intelligent decision-making and prediction systems are poised to transform productivity and lead to significant economic gains. KNIME provides visual data science tools to help data science teams rapidly build and deploy data-driven solutions that integrate with AWS decision support tools and services. Learn about the barriers to adoption of AI and the ways in which the KNIME tools remove those barriers.

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Architecting Successful SaaS: Interacting with Your SaaS Customer’s Cloud Accounts

Explore several common AWS services and architectural patterns used by SaaS vendors to interact with their customers’ cloud accounts. Examples of SaaS products requiring some level of account interaction often fall into the categories of logging and monitoring, security, compliance, data analytics, DevOps, workflow management, and resource optimization. SaaS products, such as the ones in these categories, regularly interact with resources in the subscribing customer’s AWS account.

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ADP Transforms its Human Capital Management Technology with Support of AWS SaaS Factory

The AWS SaaS Factory team recently worked with Automatic Data Processing (ADP) to help build its next gen HCM solution as a SaaS offering on AWS. ADP leveraged AWS services for its next gen human capital management (HCM) and payroll platform that helps organizations create highly personalized work and pay experiences. ADP chose AWS as the cloud platform for their HCM system for its security, capability, and innovation.

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