AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog

AWS Blockchain Partner Program

Building, Managing, and Deploying Blockchain Applications with BlockApps

Blockchain-based applications introduce new possibilities for both peer-to-peer and enterprise optimization solutions. AWS is investing in blockchain through our partner community, and BlockApps is a leading provider of Ethereum blockchain development solutions. Their private implementation, written in Haskell, provides a highly scalable Ethereum-compliant blockchain with an industry standard RESTful API and an easy-to-use web-based management dashboard.

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IoT

Connecting IoT Devices and Designing Embedded Applications with Zerynth

A challenge many industrial and manufacturing corporations face when adopting IoT is the complexity of designing and developing for embedded devices. This is even more pronounced for corporations that have little knowledge of firmware development for embedded devices. Zerynth, an AWS Standard Technology Partner, provides a software development suite that enables Python programming on 32-bit microcontrollers and allows easy connectivity to AWS IoT service.

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Amazon Athena

Now You Can Query and Visualize Amazon Athena Data Directly in Chartio

Amazon Athena is a Presto-distributed SQL engine used to query unstructured data using standard SQL, where you pay only for the amount of data you query. Chartio, an AWS Advanced Technology Partner, recently announced support for Athena. Their solution allows you to query and visualize data stored in an Amazon S3 data lake using standard SQL. You can also use their visual drag-and-drop SQL layer, which generates native SQL queries for you.

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Register for the New AWS Certified Developer – Associate Beta Exam

The AWS Training and Certification team is hosting a beta for an updated version of our AWS Certified Developer – Associate exam. This beta reflects current AWS features, services, and best practices. You may take the beta exam through March 16. Space is limited and registration will close when capacity is reached. We are offering the beta exam for $75 USD—a 50% discount off the cost of the standard Developer exam.

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See What’s New for Partners in APN Marketing Central

APN Marketing Central is a benefit for all Standard-tier and above Partners in our global AWS Partner Network (APN). It is available at no cost via Partner Central. Whether you are looking to supplement existing marketing efforts or launch a full-blown campaign, APN Marketing Central can help you generate demand for your solutions on AWS. Our resources can also help you find an agency with experience messaging AWS.

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Developers

End User Computing: 2017 Year-in-Review and Key Wins by AWS Partners

In 2017, many AWS Partners invested in efforts to enhance their solutions and help customers migrate enterprise desktop applications to AWS. These Partners are demonstrating the value of supporting AWS services that provide customers with solutions that are secure, easy-to-use, scalable, and cost-effective. We have high expectations Partners will continue to build and optimize products to run on AWS, and provide high-quality technical content, labs, and workshops to guide customer adoption.

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Why the U.S. Air Force Chose Telos Corporation for Risk Management and Security Compliance

When the United States Air Force was looking to automate IT risk management and security compliance of NIPRNet and SIPRNet environments across the enterprise, the turned to Xacta 360—a solution from Telos Corporation, an AWS Standard Technology Partner and member of the AWS Public Sector Program. Xacta 360 is a risk management and compliance platform specifically engineered to integrate with many AWS services to speed and streamline the continuous compliance assessment of AWS-based workloads

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Now in General Availability: AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate Exam

We have updated our AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate exam to include new services and architectural best practices, including the pillars of the Well-Architected Framework. The new exam validates knowledge of how to architect and deploy secure and robust applications on AWS technologies. We recommend candidates have at least one year of hands-on experience designing available, cost-efficient, fault-tolerant, scalable, and distributed systems on AWS before taking the exam.

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Say Hello to 12 New AWS Competency Partners Added in January

The AWS Competency Program admitted 12 new APN Partners in January—spanning workload, solution, and industry designations. The AWS Competency Program provides customers with highlighted APN Partners that have demonstrated technical proficiency through an AWS Technical Validation and proven customer success in specialized solution areas. Please join us in welcoming our newest AWS Competency Partners.

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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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