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Microsoft SQL Standard Clustering Across AWS Availability Zones with Zadara Storage as a Service

With Zadara offering Storage-as-a-Service across Availability Zones, the platform’s centralized storage services release the ability to connect multiple Microsoft (MSSQL) servers in a standard Windows Server Failover Cluster model to a single set of shared storage volumes. This removes the need for MSSQL Enterprise Edition licensing and the doubling up of Amazon EBS disk for Amazon EC2 instances. In this post, explore the use of high availability MSSQL Standard Clustering on AWS with Zadara.

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Updated AWS Managed Services Provider (MSP) Partner Program Validation Checklist – Version 4.1

We are pleased to share the latest updates to our AWS Managed Services Provider (MSP) Partner Program requirements in Version 4.1 of the Validation Checklist. This version reflects our most recent program criteria. By maintaining a high bar in this program, MSP Partners realize greater value by achieving elite recognition for their distinguished capabilities, and AWS customers can have increased confidence in working with AWS MSP Partners.

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Say Hello to 104 New AWS Competency, MSP, and Service Delivery Partners Added in December

We are excited to highlight 104 APN Partners that received new designations in December 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 Simplify AWS Monitoring with Logz.io’s Fully Managed ELK Stack and Grafana

Building scalable, resilient, and secure metrics and logging pipelines with the ELK Stack and Grafana requires engineering time and expertise. The Logz.io Cloud Observability Platform delivers both as a fully-managed service so engineers can use the open source monitoring tools they know on a single solution, without the hassle of maintaining them at scale. Logz.io provides advanced analytics to make the ELK Stack and Grafana faster, more integrated, and easier to use.

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Improving Dataset Query Time and Maintaining Flexibility with Amazon Athena and Amazon Redshift

Analyzing large datasets can be challenging, especially if you aren’t thinking about certain characteristics of the data and what you’re ultimately looking to achieve. There are a number of factors organizations need to consider in order to build systems that are flexible, affordable, and fast. Here, experts from CloudZero walk through how to use AWS services to analyze customer billing data and provide value to end users.

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How Deep Neural Networks Built on AWS Can Help Predict and Prevent Security Threats

Deep learning is inspired by the human brain and once a brain learns to identify an object, its identification becomes second nature. Similarly, as Deep Instinct’s artificial neural network learns to detect more and more types of cyber threats, its prediction capabilities become instinctive. As a result, malware both known and new can be predicted and prevented in zero-time. Deep Instinct’s predictive threat prevention platform can be applied against known or unknown threats, whether it be a file or fileless attack.

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Building a Case for Cloud Migration Based on TCO with CC Analyzer from CloudChomp

Considering the complexity involved in a cloud migration project, arriving at the decision to migrate one’s company to the public cloud is not always easy. Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) is a key factor in getting to a directional decision. CloudChomp’s migration assessment tool, CC Analyzer, provides a flexible and comprehensive platform that does the heavy lifting in terms of data collection, right-sizing, and target recommendations, while at the same time providing ample flexibility to account for special cases.

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Exploring Innovation and Experience with AWS Retail at NRF 2020: Retail’s Big Show

AWS will once again be an exhibitor at retail’s largest global trade show—NRF 2020: Retail’s Big Show from Jan. 12-14 at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City. The NRF Big Show attracts nearly 40,000 attendees from all over the world, as well as major technology vendors and partners. AWS is one of NRF’s Chairman’s Circle Sponsors, and we are excited to help other retailers transform their businesses by sharing experiences from Amazon’s own tested, proven innovations.

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How to Achieve On-Demand Disaster Recovery with VMware Cloud on AWS and Veeam Cloud Tier

One of the costliest aspects of any disaster recovery (DR) implementation is the price associated with keeping resources on-demand at the target end. VMware Cloud on AWS provides the enterprise capabilities of VMware’s SDDC, including compute, storage, and networking, delivered as a service on AWS. Within hours, an SDDC can be ready to start deploying workloads into, and this is where leveraging VMware Cloud on AWS and Veeam Cloud Tier for on-demand disaster recovery is possible.

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How to Proactively Detect and Repair Common Misconfigurations on AWS Using AvailabilityGuard NXG

Enterprises are continually searching for ways to perfect the management of their IT environments and operations. Explore several resilience assurance challenges faced by organizations when deploying critical production workloads on AWS. Learn about common misconfigurations that Continuity Software has encountered working with leading enterprise customers. Lastly, dive into recommendations on how you can proactively prevent misconfigurations using Continuity’s AvailabilityGuard NXG solution.

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