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How to Upgrade Large Windows 2008 R2 Workloads in Place

Upgrading legacy systems to the cloud can seem daunting and time-consuming, but with the right combination of AWS Systems Manager, AWS Directory Service, and a few simple AWS Lambda functions, you can upgrade from your outdated Windows environments flawlessly, seamlessly, and at scale. Learn how you can run an in-place upgrade of your Windows 2008 R2 production instances to Windows 2019 R2, and how to control instance tagging so you can orchestrate the root volume replacement process.

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How Matillion Multiplies the Performance of Complex ETL Jobs with Amazon Redshift Materialized Views

Amazon Redshift recently announced support for materialized views, which lead to significantly faster query performance on repeatable query workloads. That, in turn, reduces the time to deliver the datasets you need to produce your business insights. Matillion ETL for Amazon Redshift provides comprehensive enterprise-grade features to simplify and speed up building and maintaining these pipelines.

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Simplifying Routing Across Multiple AWS Regions with a Virtual Router Service

A virtual router service such as Megaport Cloud Router (MCR) routes traffic across AWS regions without forcing you to set up and maintain static routes. MCR is a virtual routing service maintained by Megaport. All you do is set up your AWS environment and forward its configuration to Megaport, which handles the rest. Megaport’s connectivity specialists can provide design and support worldwide to AWS users.

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Introducing AWS Digital Workplace Competency Partners Who Enable Secure Remote Work from Anywhere, Anytime

The new AWS Digital Workplace Competency helps customers reduce security risks and meet compliance requirements, while freeing end users from the office and enabling them to work securely on any device, from anywhere, at any time. The AWS Digital Workplace Competency takes on the heavy lifting of identifying and validating industry leaders with proven customer success and technical proficiency in endpoint management, application management, and collaboration platforms.

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Explore SaaS Tenant Isolation Strategies in New SaaS Whitepaper

Tenant isolation is fundamental to the design and development of SaaS systems, enabling providers to reassure customers their resources cannot be accessed by other tenants. While the importance of isolation is well understood, the strategies for realizing a robust isolation model vary significantly. Learn how our new SaaS Tenant Isolation Strategies whitepaper assembles a collection of best practices and considerations that often shape your approach to implementing isolation in a SaaS environment.

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Accelerate Data Warehousing by Streaming Data with Confluent Cloud into Amazon Redshift

Built as a cloud-native service, Confluent Cloud offers developers a serverless experience with elastic scaling and pricing that charges only for what they stream. Confluent’s Kafka Connect Amazon Redshift Sink Connector exports Avro, JSON Schema, or Protobuf data from Apache Kafka topics to Amazon Redshift. The connector polls data from Kafka and writes this data to an Amazon Redshift database. Polling data is based on subscribed topics.

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Migrating E-Commerce Sites to SaaS Using A/B Testing and AWS Edge Services

Modern e-commerce websites face challenges in website versioning, system uptime, continuous deployments, and A/B testing. Migrating a full e-commerce solution is not a trivial project, and doing so while maintaining two versions of the website in production makes it more challenging on many levels. Leveraging AWS edge services, you can increase business agility by not only improving the migration experience, but also by employing A/B testing to validate business decisions faster.

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How to Turn Archive Data into Actionable Insights with Cohesity and AWS

A big challenge for enterprises is how to manage the growth of data in a cost-effective manner. CIOs are also looking for ways to get insights out of the data so their organizations can create actionable outcomes. Learn how the CloudArchive Direct feature of Cohesity’s DataPlatform with AWS analytics services to drive insights into customers’ NAS data. Cohesity is redefining data management to lower TCO while simplifying the way businesses manage and protect their data.

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APN Ambassadors Are Passionate About Sharing Their AWS Technical Expertise

The APN Ambassador Program is a vibrant worldwide community of technical experts from AWS Consulting Partners. APN Ambassadors are prominent leaders who are passionate about sharing their technical expertise, authoring blogs and whitepapers, creating and delivering public presentations, and contributing to open source projects. APN Ambassadors evangelize AWS via social media and facilitate peer-to-peer learning by presenting at conferences, leading workshops, and hosting user group events.

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Isolating SaaS Tenants with Dynamically Generated IAM Policies

Many SaaS organizations leverage AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) to define a series of policies and roles that can be used to ensure tenants are not allowed to cross tenant boundaries when accessing resources. To make this work, you have to create separate policies for each tenant which can create an explosion of tenant policies that push the account limits of IAM. Learn how dynamic policy generation creates a more scalable and manageable isolation experience.

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