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Building a data foundation for AI using Snowflake and AWS

Snowflake By Daniel Wirjo, Solutions Architect – AWS By Benny Chun, Solutions Architect – AWS By Bosco Albuquerque, Sr. Partner Solutions Architect – AWS By Hans Siebrand, Cloud Data Architect – Snowflake By Matt Marzillo, Sr. Partner Engineer – Snowflake With recent advancements, building a data platform to provide a data foundation for generative AI […]

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How Exxeta Improves IT Planning with Use-Case Driven Architecture on AWS

When designing IT solutions, a one-size-fits-all approach misses opportunities for performance and cost savings. Exxeta proposes a use-case driven architecture approach that fits IT components to specific business processes. A real-world example shows how this approach helped an automotive company build a high-performance, scalable analytics solution at a lower cost by utilizing fit-for-purpose technologies like Apache HBase and Amazon S3.

Protect Your SaaS Data and Leverage it to Gain Insights Using Own and AWS

The 3-2-1 backup strategy ensures data protection by maintaining multiple copies across different storage media, with at least one copy offsite. As companies adopt SaaS applications, they need strategies to backup critical SaaS data. Own Company (formerly OwnBackup) enables SaaS data backups to Amazon S3, providing data autonomy, meeting recovery objectives, and allowing data analysis.

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Unify Analytics Leveraging Amazon Athena and Teradata for Robust Query Federation

The Amazon Athena Teradata Connector enables Athena to query data in Teradata Vantage using SQL, and comprises two AWS Lambda functions for metadata and record reading. This post describes deploying the connector, creating a Lambda layer for the Teradata JDBC driver, and running queries on Teradata from Athena, including a federated query joining Teradata and S3 data. This provides a scalable, serverless way to analyze data across different data stores without data duplication.

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Reduce SaaS Deployment Costs and Time to Market with Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP

SaaS relies on the cloud for efficient delivery, but faces data challenges like tenant isolation, high storage costs, and compliance requirements. Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP solves these by providing multi-tenancy, storage efficiencies, persistent Kubernetes storage, and more. It enables SaaS providers to enhance agility while managing data availability, protection, security and costs. Arcesium reduced dev/test refreshes by 80% and overall costs by 46% using FSx for ONTAP.

Achieving Resilient Cloud Broadcasting with Amagi CLOUDPORT on AWS

Amagi provides cloud broadcast solutions with tiered redundancy offerings to mitigate risks for broadcasters during disruptive events. Its CLOUDPORT platform supports hot, warm, and cold disaster recovery configurations spanning single/multi AWS Availability Zones and regions for varying recovery times. Exhaustive tuning, testing, and regular DR drills validate the failover capabilities aligned with broadcaster requirements for cost-effective business continuity.

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How to Analyze Fastly Content Delivery Network Logs with Amazon QuickSight Powered by Generative BI

A content delivery network (CDN) caches content closer to users and reduces load times. Monitoring CDN performance is crucial for optimizing user experience, and this post demonstrates building an Amazon QuickSight dashboard with generative AI capabilities to gain insights from Fastly CDN logs in Amazon S3. It covers configuring real-time log streaming, using AWS Glue to catalog data, accelerating dashboard creation using natural language, and creating rich data stories for stakeholders.

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The Composable CDP: Activating Data from Amazon Redshift to 200+ Tools Using Hightouch

Customer data is critical for modern digital organizations, but is often scattered across tools which can render it useless. Historically, customer data platforms (CDPs) aimed to consolidate data for insights and activation, but organizations now prefer a composable CDP architecture on AWS to sync data from Amazon Redshift and Amazon S3 into downstream tools. Hightouch facilitates this composable CDP approach, making it easy to activate AWS data across channels without engineering work.

Managing an Enterprise Backup Strategy with AWS Backup and CloudQuery

AWS Backup simplifies policy-based data protection at scale, and observability offers insights into the backup process for monitoring, issue detection, troubleshooting, and optimization. This ensures backup dependability, efficiency, and security. CloudQuery enables managing and visualizing AWS Backup across accounts, including backup health, configuration, and protected resources to facilitate building a robust compliance posture.

How Leidos Standardized its Application Logging into Amazon Security Lake with LOIS

As systems generate increasing data, making sense of it is critical. Application logs are unique and not standardized. Leidos addresses logging issues using the Open Cybersecurity Schema Framework (OCSF) and Amazon Security Lake via the Leidos OCSF Integration Suite (LOIS), which bridges applications to generate OCSF-compliant messages and ingest them into Amazon Security Lake for analysis and visualization.