AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog

Q/Kdb+ on AWS Lambda: Serverless Time-Series Analytics at Scale

AWS Lambda is a particularly desirable environment for HPC applications because of the high level of parallelization it supports. Kx, an APN Advanced Technology Partner, created a q/kdb+ runtime that enables financial institutions to optimize their applications for the serverless environment of AWS Lambda. Q/kdb+ has been widely adopted by the financial services industry because of its small footprint, high performance, and high volume time-series analytics capabilities.

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Monitoring Your Palo Alto Networks VM-Series Firewall with a Syslog Sidecar

By hosting a Palo Alto Networks VM-Series firewall in an Amazon VPC, you can use AWS native cloud services—such as Amazon CloudWatch, Amazon Kinesis Data Streams, and AWS Lambda—to monitor your firewall for changes in configuration. This post explains why that’s desirable and walks you through the steps required to do it. You now have a way to monitor your Palo Alto Networks firewall that is very similar to how you monitor your AWS environment with AWS Config.

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Architecting Successful SaaS: Understanding Cloud-Based Software-as-a-Service Models

As the old saying goes, “You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” Customer trust is hard-earned and easily lost. Properly architecting a scalable and secure SaaS-based product is just as important as feature development and sales. No one wants to fail on Day 1— you worked too hard to get there. Get a comprehensive introduction to the common ways in which customers consume cloud-based SaaS models, and explore the different ways in which ISVs sell their software products to customers.

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5 Adaptive IT Principles to Get Digital Transformation Right

Adapting to the digitally disrupted world is high on the agenda for organizations everywhere. DevOps is a response to this challenge. It lowers internal transaction costs, flattens hierarchies, and makes the IT function more responsive. DevOpsGroup, an AWS DevOps Competency Partner, is addressing this need with the Adaptive IT Framework. It draws on learnings gained helping organizations implement DevOps methodologies, as well as established best practice principles.

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Velocity Technology Solutions Helps Change Healthcare Migrate SAP and Oracle Workloads to AWS

Velocity Technology Solutions is an APN Premier Consulting Partner with AWS Competencies in SAP and Oracle. They provide enterprise application management, including cloud management for all of the Tier 1 applications, including SAP, Infor Lawson, JD Edwards, Oracle E-Business Suite, PeopleSoft, Kronos, and Hyperion. Velocity recently helped Change Healthcare with their IT needs and migrated their SAP and Oracle workloads to AWS.

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Commercial Lenders Will Emerge from COVID-19 in a New Light by Embracing Digital Transformation

Small businesses need support from bankers that understand their business. Lenders, overwhelmed with demand, need help cutting through all of the noise to focus on the most at-risk parts of their portfolio and prioritize engaging those customers. Together, banks, credit unions, and fintechs such as OakNorth can deploy capital more effectively and save the jobs and small and medium-sized businesses that power our economies. OakNorth is s a next-generation credit analysis and monitoring platform powered by AWS.

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Join AWS Solutions Architects for Howdy Partner—a Twitch Series Featuring APN Technology Partners

Howdy Partner is a weekly Twitch series highlighting APN Technology Partners that have built innovative solutions validated by AWS Solutions Architects. This is the premiere season of Howdy Partner, and episodes are hosted by AWS Partner Solutions Architects whose goal is to help you add new tools and skills while having a great time watching the stream. Each episode explores a different APN Technology Partner solution and how you can implement it with your workloads.

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AWS SaaS Competency Partners Assist Customers with Designing and Building SaaS Solutions on AWS

The AWS SaaS Competency helps customers find top APN Consulting Partners with deep specialization and experience in designing and building SaaS solutions on AWS. Our Competency Partners follow AWS best practices for designing and building SaaS solutions through their professional services practices. To qualify for the AWS Competency designation, organizations have undergone rigorous technical validation by AWS Partner Solutions Architects and demonstrated proven customer success.

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AWS Service Ready Helps Customers Find Tools and Products Integrated with Amazon RDS

The Amazon RDS Ready Program makes it easy for AWS customers to find products and solutions that integrate with Amazon RDS database engines including Amazon Aurora, PostgreSQL, MySQL, MariaDB, Oracle Database, and SQL Server. Amazon RDS Ready Partners provide tooling for Amazon RDS adoption in areas like migration, performance, governance, and monitoring. They also support the use of the Amazon RDS platform as a back-end for applications deployed within a customer’s AWS account.

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Accelerating Machine Learning with Qubole and Amazon SageMaker Integration

Data scientists creating enterprise machine learning models to process large volumes of data spend a significant portion of their time managing the infrastructure required to process the data, rather than exploring the data and building ML models. You can reduce this overhead by running Qubole data processing tools and Amazon SageMaker. An open data lake platform, Qubole automates the administration and management of your resources on AWS.

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