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Know Before You (Virtually) Go: A Guide for VMware Cloud on AWS at VMworld 2020

VMworld 2020 will be a completely virtual global event running from September 29 to October 1. This digital event promises to be just as informative and engaging as previous years. There will be keynotes, sessions, hands-on labs, virtual booths, and more. More than 500 channel partners have achieved a VMware Cloud on AWS service competency, including 43 with a Master Services Competency, and there are more than 300 certified or validated technology solutions available to VMware Cloud on AWS customers.

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Say Hello to 55 New AWS Competency, Service Delivery, Service Ready, and MSP Partners Added in August

We are excited to highlight 55 AWS Partners that received new designations in August for our global AWS Competency, AWS Service Delivery, AWS Service Ready, and AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP) programs. These designations span workload, solution, and industry, and help customers identify top AWS Partners that can deliver on core business objectives. AWS Partners are focused on your success, helping customers take full advantage of the business benefits AWS has to offer.

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Deploying DevSecOps on Amazon EKS with Aqua Security – Part 2

Aqua Security was built to redefine security and help you address the security skills gap in a rapidly evolving cloud-native landscape, automating security controls at the speed of DevOps. Unlike traditional security, cloud-native security cannot adopt a one-size-fits-all approach. It has to be seamlessly integrated with the existing processes, organizational culture as well as the technology. Learn how to implement a DevSecOps pipeline using AWS CodePipeline and Aqua Platform.

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Automating Containerization at Scale with AWS App2Container

AWS App2Container (A2C) is an enabler for containerizing and migrating legacy applications to AWS quickly. Its value-add is specifically seen for use cases where the legacy system in question is large with heterogeneous applications, where A2C helps to bring a commonality to the migration approach, tools, and the target state architecture. With A2C, customers can quickly containerize their legacy applications and migrate to AWS with minimal remediation and at scale.

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Modernize Your CI/CD Pipeline Using Jenkins X with Amazon EKS

At a time when software delivery speed matters more than ever, teams need a toolchain that allows them to build and deploy rapidly while realizing the cost savings of open source technologies. CloudBees is a provider of Jenkins-based CI/CD solutions (Jenkins X) that meet the security, scalability, and manageability needs of on-premises and cloud environments. Learn how to combine Amazon EKS with Jenkins X to establish a Kubernetes-native CI/CD process.

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Using Fewer Resources to Run Deep Learning Inference on Intel FPGA Edge Devices

Inference is an important stage of machine learning pipelines that deliver insights to end users from trained neural network models. These models are deployed to perform predictive tasks like image classification, object detection, and semantic segmentation. However, constraints can make implementing inference at scale on edge devices such as IoT controllers and gateways challenging. Learn how to train and convert a neural network model for image classification to an edge-optimized binary for Intel FPGA hardware.

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How to Deploy Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Service on VMware Cloud on AWS

Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops secures the delivery of Windows, Linux, Web, or SaaS applications and desktops to any device. Running Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops on VMware Cloud on AWS lets you use the same management tools and desktop images as on your on-premises VMware vSphere environment. You can easily extend your Citrix workload to the cloud and take advantage of AWS on-demand delivery, global footprint, elasticity, and scalability to meet your business objectives.

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Easily Delegate Responsibilities Using AWS Permissions Boundaries and cloudtamer.io

Permissions boundaries allow admins to delegate permissions to users so they can create new AWS service roles without elevating their own permissions. This removes the need for admins to field requests for these role creations and promotes self-service for users. The ultimate goal is to remove blockers for enhanced productivity. Learn how to pair permissions boundaries with cloudtamer.io for increased automation and delegation.

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How to Be Successful in the AWS Well-Architected Partner Program: A Guide for APN Consulting Partners

Thanks to the dedication and skill of APN Partners throughout the world, the AWS Well-Architected Partner Program continues to drive benefits for our customers while building a new business stream for partners. Learn about the essential areas that will assist partners in building a successful consultancy practice through the use of tried and tested techniques. The tips provided in this post represent the majority of the feedback we have received from the field in terms of areas where consultancy partners have seen success.

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How to Build a Real-Time Gaming Leaderboard with Amazon DynamoDB and Rockset

For microservices that predominantly write data, Amazon DynamoDB provides an “always on” experience without the need for careful capacity planning, resharding, and database maintenance. These capabilities make DynamoDB a popular database service for various parts of game platforms like player data, game state, session history, and leaderboards. Learn how to pair Amazon DynamoDB with an analytics solution like Rockset to automatically index your data for fast search, aggregations, and joins at scale.

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