AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog

Running SQL Server Linked Servers on AWS

Scott Zimmerman is a Partner Solutions Architect with AWS. In this post, I’ll demonstrate how to set up SQL Server linked servers on Microsoft Windows Server in Amazon EC2. Linked servers allow you to join tables between database servers and distribute queries through stored procedures and views across servers, without even needing to change your […]

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New Training Class for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional Exam

If becoming an AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional is on your 2016 resolution list, our new full-day training workshop can help you prepare. The Solutions Architect—Professional certification validates the advanced technical skills and experience needed to design and deploy cloud architecture on AWS. The new AWS Certification Exam Readiness Workshop provides an overview of the […]

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Making it Easier for You to Migrate Customers to AWS – re:Invent 2015 Migration Services Announcements

During his keynote at re:Invent 2015, Andy Jassy, SVP of AWS, discussed how important it is to have the freedom to easily get data into or out of the cloud, and the freedom from bad (database) relationships. Being able to simply and effectively migrate customers to AWS is one of the biggest priorities of our […]

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Rancher Labs Support for Amazon EC2 Container Service – RancherOS 0.4

APN Technology Partner Rancher Labs has announced support for Amazon EC2 Container Service by releasing RancherOS 0.4, the first ECS-enabled version of their streamlined, container-oriented operating system Rancher OS. Amazon EC2 Container Service is built to help you run containers at scale across clusters of Amazon EC2 instances. These instances can run any OS that you’d like, so long […]

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New AWS Partner Success Stories and AWS Customer Case Studies Featuring AWS Partners

We’ve recently published three new AWS Partner Success videos, and I wanted to share a little more about the two AWS Partners featured in these videos today. AWS Partner Success Stories  2nd Watch 2nd Watch is an enterprise workload management provider that helps companies accelerate data center capacity growth through adoption of the Amazon Web Services […]

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New AWS Test Drives Added Across Solution Areas

A lot of action happened throughout the week at re:Invent 2015, including the launch of a record number of AWS Test Drives leading up to the event and during the week. The Test Drive team was hard at work throughout re:Invent providing demos of these test drives, and today I want to highlight all of […]

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IoT Opportunities on AWS: Introducing the IoT Hardware Program and AWS IoT

The type of data we’re able to gather is changing, and the development of the Internet of Things (IoT) plays an enormous role in this transformation. IoT is bringing a world of connected devices and information online. From enterprises to startups, from consumer solutions to the most complex industrial scenarios, it is projected that some […]

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SaaS Solutions on AWS: A New Whitepaper for APN Partners

As building Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions on AWS increasingly becomes an area of focus for APN Partners like you, we want to ensure we’re providing you with both business and technical documents and resources to help you as you get started. To that end, I’m excited to announce that we’ve just released a new […]

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Introducing Five New ‘All-in’ Technology Partners with AWS

At re:Invent 2014, and at both the San Francisco Summit and New York Summit in 2015, we had the honor of announcing that a number of our leading APN Technology Partners are ‘all-in’ with AWS, meaning that AWS is the core infrastructure platform that powers their SaaS solutions. Today, we’re pleased to announce that five […]

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APN Benefits and Requirements – Updates for 2016

As you build your business on AWS and meet the qualifications for our Standard, Advanced, and Premier (Consulting) Partner tiers, you gain access to additional benefits and resources through the APN exclusive to those tiers. As our ecosystem continues to evolve, we continue to listen to feedback from our field and from APN Partners like […]

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