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Improving Your AWS Cloud Applications with New AWS Well-Architected Best Practices

AWS recently launched a new version of the AWS Well-Architected Framework, and updates to the AWS Well-Architected Tool. The new changes were made in response to industry trends, as well as feedback from customers and AWS Well-Architected Partners. This post provides a brief overview of what’s new and is intended for AWS Well-Architected Partners, members of the AWS Partner Network (APN) who are new to AWS Well-Architected, or AWS Cloud customers.

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Building Secure and Private Data Flows Between AWS and Salesforce Using Amazon AppFlow

Amazon AppFlow allows you to source data from AWS services and SaaS applications such as Salesforce, and aggregate them in AWS data lakes and data warehouses to draw unique data-driven insights. Learn how to set up Amazon AppFlow for Salesforce users and follow along with two use cases, one for updating Amazon Redshift with new Salesforce contact information, and another for creating new Salesforce lead records using campaign data stored in Amazon S3.

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Deploying DevSecOps on Amazon EKS with Aqua Security — Part 1

Customers running their microservices-based applications on Amazon EKS come to Aqua Security looking for guidance about architecting end-to-end CI/CD pipelines using DevSecOps principles. Sometimes called security as code, DevSecOps integrates security best practices into a DevOps pipeline instead of bolting them on at the end. Aqua Security has formulated a security portfolio that provides coverage throughout the application development lifecycle while also securing the underlying infrastructure.

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New Validation Checklists Clarify AWS Competency Requirements for APN Consulting Partners

To receive the AWS Competency designation, APN Partners must undergo rigorous technical validation and assessment of the security, performance, and reliability of their AWS solutions. To help APN Consulting Partners better understand this process and our validation requirements, we are releasing new versions of the AWS Competency Validation Checklists. The checklists highlighted in this post are for APN Consulting Partners.

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New-Look AWS Service Delivery Validation Checklists for APN Consulting Partners

To receive the AWS Service Delivery designation, organizations must undergo rigorous technical validation. They are also assessed on the security, performance, and reliability of their AWS solutions. To help APN Consulting Partners better understand this process and our validation requirements, we are releasing new versions of the AWS Service Delivery Validation Checklists. These outline for the customer case study and technical criteria needed to achieve the AWS Service Delivery designation.

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Partitioning Pooled Multi-Tenant SaaS Data with Amazon DynamoDB

As you design, develop, and build SaaS solutions on AWS, you must think about how you want to partition the data that belongs to each of your customers (tenants). In this post, experts from AWS SaaS Factory focus on what it means to implement the pooled model with Amazon DynamoDB. We’ll outline basic strategies to partition and isolate data by tenant, and illustrate common techniques you can use to avoid the “hot” partition problem that’s often associated with partitioning tenant data in a pooled model.

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Managing Multi-Tenancy in Digital Banking with AWS Control Tower

Cost conscious credit unions looking to provide digital banking services need logical isolation from other tenants. Larger credit unions, on the other hand, require physical as well as logical isolation from other tenants. Persistent Systems Digital Credit Union Solution helps a credit union go live in a short time frame with digital banking offerings such as digital loans or digital deposits. The solution uses fine-grained microservices, deployed on Amazon EKS and provided as secure API’s using Amazon API Gateway.

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Understanding Your Options for Deploying and Licensing Oracle on AWS

Oracle customers have common questions about their licensing options when considering deployment to AWS. Oracle customers who do not proactively confirm their options risk spending too much on licensing. Customers may also face an Oracle audit that could expose avoidable license compliance issues. AWS has a variety of options for customers considering deployment of Oracle to AWS. When done properly, customers can significantly optimize their Oracle license costs when deploying to the proper AWS service.

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Using AWS and CloudShell to Enable Remote Technical Teams

CloudShell Colony is a SaaS platform for delivering infrastructure automation at scale for complex application-centric environments on cloud technologies, including AWS and Kubernetes. Quali enables self-service automation and governance to streamline application development, testing, and release to production. Learn how enterprises can use CloudShell Colony to enable self-service access to application environments on AWS for development teams.

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Database Modernization Workshops Focus on Deep Dive Understanding of AWS Database Services

The APN Navigate specialization track for Database Services enables APN Partners to build a practice around AWS Database Services such as Amazon DynamoDB and Amazon Aurora. AWS offers the broadest selection of purpose-built databases for all your application needs. Upon completing the APN Navigate for Database Services specialization track, APN Partners are eligible for a free Data Modernization Workshop.

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