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Pivotal Greenplum on AWS: Parallel Postgres for Enterprise Analytics at Scale

Are you thinking of deploying Pivotal Greenplum on the AWS Cloud? Many customers also want to shift the responsibility for infrastructure to AWS, considering the alternatives. With Pivotal Greenplum on AWS, deployments are completely automated and completes in less than an hour. Pivotal Greenplum is a commercial fully-featured MPP data warehouse platform powered by the open source Greenplum Database. It provides powerful and rapid analytics on petabyte scale data volumes.

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Introducing Amazon Forecast and a Look into the Future of Time Series Prediction

Time series forecasting is a common customer need. Amazon Forecast accelerates this and is based on the same technology used at Amazon.com. This new service massively reduces the effort required to automate data updating and model retraining, and it manages this while retaining the granularity of control that data scientists will appreciate and utilize. This post explores the use of this new service for energy consumption forecasting.

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Stackery_AWS Solutions

Building a Simple Serverless WebSocket with Stackery and AWS

With the addition of WebSocket support in Amazon API Gateway, we set out to build an AWS CloudFormation template to get the simplest WebSocket version. What we built was backed by an AWS Lambda function that responds directly to the client who initiated the request. We learned quite a few things along the way, and even ended up with an easy solution in Stackery for managing and deploying one of these simple WebSockets.

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Migrating Data Warehouse Workloads from On-Premises Databases to Amazon Redshift with SnapLogic

Amazon Redshift is a fast, scalable, easy-to-use data warehouse solution built on massively parallel processing (MPP) architecture and columnar storage. SnapLogic is an easy-to-learn data integration tool that allows business analysts and integration specialists to accomplish data ingestion from various sources into Redshift. The SnapLogic Redshift Bulk Load Snap (pre-built connector) is part of the SnapLogic Intelligent Integration Platform and enables loading large volumes of data rapidly into Redshift all at once.

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Shifting Away from Legacy Data Systems Helps Companies Tap into Their Most Vital Resource

Have you ever noticed that when businesses talk about data, they often use metaphors having to do with water? In the same way plumbing makes modern life possible, a well-maintained data infrastructure is a crucial foundation on which the health of a business depends. Examine how replacing an inflexible, legacy data system with a cloud data warehousing solution can open the “floodgates” to new opportunities and modernize the approach to data management.

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Now You Can Take the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Exam at Your Home or Office 24/7

AWS Training and Certification now offers the chance to take the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam at your home or office 24/7. The exam can be delivered online and supervised—or proctored—through a webcam. Candidates will need a quiet, private location with a reliable internet connection and only one person to a room at a time. Online proctored exams are currently available in English only. Candidates may choose online proctoring where exams are currently available, except for China, South Korea, and Japan.

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Say Hello to 53 New AWS Competency, MSP, and Service Delivery Partners Added in July

We are excited to highlight 53 APN Partners that received new designations in July for our global AWS Competency, AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP), and AWS Service Delivery programs. These designations span workload, solution, and industry, and help AWS customers identify top APN Partners that can deliver on core business objectives. APN Partners are focused on your success, helping customers take full advantage of the business benefits AWS has to offer.

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How to Increase Visibility with Customers Through the AWS Competency Program

For APN Partners that have earned an AWS Competency, we offer specific benefits that help you increase visibility and engagement with AWS teams and customers. Five key areas of AWS Competency benefits include: Increased visibility with go-to-market (GTM) activities; Access to Market Development Funds (MDF) and discounts; Demand-gen and customer acquisition; Unlock benefits for business development and support; Exclusive access to event-specific benefits.

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Scheduling Provisioning and Termination of Amazon EMR Clusters with AWS Service Catalog Connector for ServiceNow

Scheduling when to provision Amazon EMR clusters allows data scientists to run analytics workloads at their own schedule. Scheduling when to terminate clusters allows them to run analytics workloads only when they need them. Here, we demonstrates how to automatically schedule provisioning and termination of EMR clusters by utilizing AWS Service Catalog Connector for ServiceNow. The capability discussed in this post can also be extended to other AWS services.

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Partners Can Now Register for the APN TechDive Virtual Conference

Join us for APN TechDive 2019, a virtual conference for members of the APN Partner community. On October 16, 2019, we will host a full day of technical sessions exclusively for APN Partners, as well as live Q&A with AWS experts, and a virtual AWS GameDay event to test your organization’s AWS knowledge and skills. Don’t miss this chance to learn about AWS services and apply your knowledge in a real AWS environment. We’ll see you there!

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