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Unifying Cloud Infrastructure and Application Performance Data with AppDynamics and Amazon CloudWatch

AppDynamics (part of Cisco) is an application and business performance monitoring solution that allows you to prioritize your workflows with unified visibility, ensuring your cloud-native apps deliver business value in production. AppDynamics can now retrieve data from Amazon CloudWatch metrics via an AWS metric retrieval API endpoint called GetMetricData, enabling you to pull as many as 500 different metrics in a single request, with a total of 100,800 data points per call.

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Automating AWS Fargate Image Scanning to Block Container Threats

Learn how image scanning implemented at various points of the container and Kubernetes lifecycle can provide you with critical insights to ensure security and compliance, without impacting the flexibility you need to build and run your applications. Built on open source, the Sysdig Secure DevOps Platform enables cloud teams to secure build pipelines, detect runtime threats, validate compliance, and monitor performance.

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Embracing Hybrid Cloud with Citrix SD-WAN and AWS Transit Gateway Connect

When moving workloads to AWS, one of the most important considerations is connectivity. With the goal of delivering the best application experience, AWS and Citrix collaborate on many different solutions. Citrix SD-WAN provides a unique combination of proactive application traffic management, end to end. Learn how to architect a scalable SD-WAN solution with the new AWS Transit Gateway Connect attachment and streamline the deployment with Citrix SD-WAN Orchestrator.

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The Journey to AWS MSP: Best Practices for Executing the AWS MSP Full Audit

An integral part of the AWS MSP journey is completing the full two-day audit with ISSI, our third-party auditing firm and an AWS Select Consulting Partner. In our first post in a two-part series, we had a Q&A with Chang Leong, Global Head of Auditing at ISSI, who shared best practices leading up to the AWS MSP audit. In this post, we continue the conversation with Chang and focus on what to expect for the two-day-long AWS MSP audit—as well as post-audit activities for AWS MSP Partners.

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Accelerate Your Cloud Adoption: Digital Cloud Coupling for SAP on AWS from Accenture

To make fast, informed decisions, your old, on-premises systems require a massive overhaul. This process requires a reliable transformation that maximizes uptime. Learn how Accenture’s Digital Cloud Coupling solution accelerates business transformation via SAP systems—without disruption of business continuity or financial burden. This allows organizations to sell, function, and serve customers while working towards the future of SAP data on AWS.

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Optimizing Your Kubernetes Clusters with Rancher and Amazon EKS

Though Kubernetes has helped accelerate application delivery and improved the agility of developers, it’s not without its challenges. Organizations are often restricted in their ability to leverage Kubernetes from their own lack of knowledge and limited talent available to their development and infrastructure teams. Learn how Rancher and Amazon EKS together make it easier for users looking to adopt a cloud-native strategy for their infrastructure.

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Bursting Your On-Premises Data Lake Analytics and AI Workloads on AWS

Developing and maintaining an on-premises data lake is a complex undertaking. To maximize the value of data and use it as the basis for critical decisions, the data platform must be flexible and cost-effective. Learn how to build a hybrid data lake with Alluxio to leverage analytics and AI on AWS alongside a multi-petabyte on-premises data lake. Alluxio’s solution is called “zero-copy” hybrid cloud, indicating a cloud migration approach without first copying data to Amazon S3.

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Storing Multi-Tenant SaaS Data in a Serverless Environment with Amazon Keyspaces

With Amazon Keyspaces, AWS has enabled SaaS providers to run their Apache Cassandra workloads using a fully managed, serverless offering. This option allows you to leverage the strengths of Cassandra while getting all of the scale, cost, reliability, and operational efficiency that comes with a managed model. Learn how Amazon Keyspaces can be used to store data in a multi-tenant architecture and review common models for partitioning each tenant’s data.

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Using Amazon AppFlow to Achieve Bi-Directional Sync Between Salesforce and Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL

Many SaaS applications boast of microservices as a means to divide a monolithic architecture into easily manageable solutions. Sometimes these microservices have their own databases. To maintain data consistency across the system, you need to implement a data synchronization system between source and target data persistence layers. Learn how Trantor has developed a solution using Amazon AppFlow to easily synchronize the data between Salesforce and Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL in near real-time.

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Capturing and Visualizing Multi-Tenant Metrics Inside a SaaS Application on AWS

As a SaaS provider, it’s essential to have a clear picture of how tenants are exercising your system. Being able to model the functional and operational profile of tenants and tenant tiers is critical to evolving the business and technical strategies of a SaaS organization. Learn about the role metrics play within a SaaS-based application, and dive deep into a solution that provides all of the infrastructure that will support the ingestion, aggregation, and analysis of SaaS metric data.

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