AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog

Data Lakes

How to Deploy a Data Lake in Minutes with Cloudwick’s Data Lake Foundation on AWS Quick Start

To gain the insights needed to fuel business growth, organizations need to collect more data and do more with it. That’s where a data lake can help—it’s a repository that holds a large amount of raw data in its native (structured or unstructured) format until that data is needed, enabling you to accommodate virtually any use case. Check out Cloudwick’s Data Lake Foundation on AWS Quick Start, and then drill down a bit deeper into the workings and value of the data catalog.

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AWS Solution Space

New AWS Solution Space Launches with 10 Customer-Ready Solutions

AWS Solution Space allows AWS Competency Partners to showcase customer-ready solutions based on architectures validated by AWS. These are quick, cost effective, repeatable solutions meant to create new business leading to production workloads. Customers can also request AWS support for launching each solution. At launch, we are featuring 10 customer-ready solutions: 5 for Big Data, 3 for Machine Learning, one for Security, and one for End User Computing.

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AWS Lambda

Introducing Splunk AWS Serverless Applications

At AWS re:Invent 2017, we introduced the AWS Serverless Application Repository that enables AWS customers to easily discover, deploy, and publish serverless apps for data processing, stream processing, Internet of Things (IoT) device data telemetry, and more. The Splunk AWS Serverless Applications are available from the AWS Lambda console and allow customers to ingest TBs of data into Splunk. Check out the Splunk serverless apps that are open-sourced to dive deeper, including the underlying AWS SAM template.

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AWS Quick Starts

Enterprise-Wide Data Asset Discovery, Analytics, and Governance on the AWS Cloud

As a leader in enterprise cloud data management, Informatica accelerates AWS data management for data warehouse modernization, data lakes, data migration, and data cataloging. Informatica is an AWS Advanced Technology Partner and holds the AWS Big Data Competency. Informatica’s Enterprise Data Catalog (EDC) Quick Start deploys the artificial intelligence-powered data catalog on the AWS Cloud and enables organizations to discover and catalog assets from data sources across the enterprise.

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AWS Cloud Automation

Innovations in Backup and Restore, AWS Lambda Monitoring, and Natural Language Generation

We see many AWS Partners doing great things and innovating on the AWS Cloud. Veeam is bringing backup technology to the cloud; IOpipe helps you get better insight into your AWS Lambda functions; and Narrative Science uses machine learning to generate auto reports from your big data. These are just a few of the innovations being driven by members of the AWS Partner Network (APN), the global partner program for AWS that is focused on helping you build a successful AWS-based business.

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AWS MSP Program

Updated MSP Partner Program Validation Checklist – Version 3.2

We are excited to share the latest updates to our AWS Managed Services Provider (MSP) Partner Program requirements in version 3.2 of the Validation Checklist. This version reflects our most recent program criteria, with improvements focused on raising the bar for both our MSP Partner and AWS customer experiences. It also reflects feedback from the MSP Partner community and our audit team. Download the updated Validation Checklist today!

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AWS Professional Certification

Featured AWS Training Courses for APN Partners – January 2018

This month, we are highlighting some of the newest Partner Training courses, including training for both business and technical professionals. Browse our digital training catalog at aws.training and get access to 100+ free digital courses. They are generally 10 minutes long and designed to help build foundational knowledge for dozens of AWS services and solutions. Partner Central credentials are required to access these courses.

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AWS Security

Cadence Uses Dome9 Arc for Security and Compliance Automation

Cadence Design Systems, Inc. selected Dome9 Security, an AWS Advanced Technology Partner, to provide network security management and automated compliance. The Dome9 Arc platform has a deep visualization tool, Dome9 Clarity, which provides a granular view of customers’ AWS Cloud assets. Dome9’s efforts provide Cadence with many benefits, including lower costs and accelerated time-to-market for products.

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50% Discount on AWS Certified Security – Specialty Beta Exam

The AWS Training and Certification team is hosting a new beta for our AWS Certified Security – Specialty exam. This exam will only be available January 15 – March 2, 2018. It validates knowledge of effectively securing the AWS platform and covers incident response, logging and monitoring, infrastructure security, identity and access management, and data protection. We are offering the beta exam at only $150 USD—a 50% discount—until March 2.

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ClearScale Implements Large AWS Data Lake to Help C4ADS with Data Analysis

The Center for Advanced Defense Studies (C4ADS) is a nonprofit organization based in Washington D.C. that provides data-driven analysis and evidence-based reporting on global conflict and transnational security issues. Because their analysts must comb through extensive records from different sources, it became increasingly difficult to make use of all the data. ClearScale, an AWS Premier Consulting Partner, implemented a large data lake on AWS to make the data more user-friendly for C4ADS analysts.

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