AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog

AWS CodeDeploy Deployments with HashiCorp Consul

The following is a guest post from Cameron Stokes, Solutions Engineer at AWS DevOps Competency Partner HashiCorp.  AWS CodeDeploy automates code deployments to Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) and on-premises instances, allowing developers to customize deployment steps as needed per their application requirements. HashiCorp Consul is an open-source tool providing service discovery and orchestration […]

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Upcoming APN Technology Partner Webinars: Billing Solutions for AWS Channel Resellers

One of the biggest benefits coming from our diverse global APN ecosystem is the variety of solutions developed by both Technology and Consulting partners that complement one another. And we often hear of opportunities that APN partners have to work together to solve business needs. Today, we’d like to highlight upcoming webinars from three Advanced APN Technology partners, CloudCheckr, CloudHealth, and […]

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“How to Succeed as a Next-Gen MSP” – A New eBook from CloudMGR

We’ve talked a lot recently about what it means to be a next-generation Managed Service Provider (MSP). Turns out, this is a hot topic across our ecosystem as well. Today, we want to highlight a recent eBook published by Advanced APN Technology Partner CloudMGR. With offices in Australia and San Francisco, CloudMGR connects all of a […]

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Big Updates to Two AWS Training Courses: AWS Technical Essentials and Architecting on AWS

We continuously enhance our technical courses to stay current with the pace of AWS platform updates and incorporate student feedback.  We have made substantial updates to our two most popular foundational training courses, AWS Technical Essentials and Architecting on AWS, to better provide you with actionable knowledge to get started creating solutions with AWS and […]

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Optimizing Enterprise Migrations to AWS: Capgemini Cloud Choice

In late February, Premier APN Consulting Partner Capgemini announced the launch of Capgemini Cloud Choice with Amazon Web Services (AWS), an expanded cloud services collaboration between our two companies. Cloud Choice with AWS is intended to help enterprise customers make the right business decisions as they optimize workload migrations and deployments on AWS. Today, we’d […]

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Automatically Delete Terminated Instances in Chef Server with AWS Lambda and CloudWatch Events

If you’re struggling with cleaning up terminated instances registered with third-party services, you can use a combination of several AWS services to help out. A common example is dealing with the remnants of terminated instances from Auto Scaling groups.  Throughout this post, I’ll talk about how you can use AWS Lambda and Amazon CloudWatch Events […]

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Upcoming AWS Partner Webinars – April

Do you want to learn best practices for taking advantage of the AWS platform with AWS Big Data and Security Competency Partners? The AWS Partner Webinar Series is a selection of live online presentations that cover a broad range of topics at varying technical levels. Each webinar is hosted by an AWS Competency Partner who has […]

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Amazon VPC for On-Premises Network Engineers, Part One

Editor’s note: This is the first of a popular two-part series by Nick Matthews. Read Part 2 >> By Nick Matthews, Partner Solutions Architect, CCIE #23560 I relate better to networking when people use words and phrases I know, such as “router on a stick,” “MPLS WAN,” and “VRF,” and then show me a packet […]

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Updated APN Partner Accreditation Courses Available in More Languages

In order to upgrade in the APN, Consulting Partners must hold a certain number of AWS Accreditations – you can learn more about the requirements per tier here. Last fall, we released updated English versions of AWS Business and Technical Professional, our web-based accreditation courses for APN Partners. Today we’re making them available in six […]

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Optimizing SaaS Tenant Workflows and Costs

Designing robust software as a service (SaaS) solutions often requires developers to find new and creative strategies for optimizing their applications. Pouring all your customers into a shared, multi-tenant environment places an even higher premium on identifying opportunities to remove bottlenecks and improve each customer’s experience. The smallest flaw can have a compounding impact that […]

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