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Automated Refactoring from Mainframe to Serverless Functions and Containers with Blu Age

Mainframe workloads are often tightly-coupled legacy monoliths with millions of lines of code, and customers want to modernize them for business agility. Manually rewriting a legacy application for a cloud-native architecture requires lots of re-engineering. See how Blu Age transformed a typical mainframe CICS application to AWS containers and AWS Lambda functions. You’ll also learn how to increase mainframe workload agility with refactoring to serverless and containers.

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Cutting Costs with AWS Lambda for Highly Scalable Image Processing

Learn how APN Partner Toptal applied a horizontally scalable solution for a customer’s image upload processing. This type of serverless solution can reduce the strain on API servers and eliminate the need for running separate servers to handle spikes without crashing. A serverless computing model with AWS Lambda is a natural fit for utility classes of tasks, such as preparing and sending transactional emails and push notifications.

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Join AWS Experts for Well-Architected Wednesdays—a New PartnerCast Webinar Series

Introducing Well-Architected Wednesdays! Our recent six-week PartnerCast series focused on what it takes to be an AWS Well-Architected Partner. These on-demand episodes can sharpen your cloud skills and strengthen your company’s AWS offerings. The PartnerCast team and AWS Solutions Architects identified six topics that will help you dive deep into your customer’s solutions using the AWS Well-Architected Framework.

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5 Tips to Help Managed Service Providers Prepare for the AWS MSP Program Audit

We’ve heard from APN Partners about some of the challenges they face when preparing for the AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP) Program audit, so we developed this list of five recommendations to help your organization prepare. These tips are based on AWS MSP Partner observations and best practices that should drive a more positive application and audit experience. All APN Partners must perform and pass a full audit with our third-party auditing firm in order to be a validated AWS MSP Partner.

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Enabling AWS Single Sign-On (SSO) Service Integration with Databricks Control Plane

AWS Single Sign-On makes it easy to centrally manage SSO access to multiple AWS accounts and business applications. You can use AWS SSO to create and manage users centrally and grant access to AWS accounts and business applications, such as Databricks. Instead of having to sign in separately to Databricks Control Plane and other business applications, with this configuration enabled users can access Databricks with their corporate credentials using AWS SSO.

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Listing Serverless Applications with Your Amazon Machine Images on AWS Marketplace

By using serverless applications alongside existing Amazon Machine Images, ISVs can provide customers with solutions that are easier to use, more elastic, and more scalable. AWS Marketplace recently announced a feature that enables sellers to publish solutions comprised of AMIs and serverless applications that customers can deploy AWS CloudFormation. This makes it easier for customers to deploy software solutions, rather than ISVs packaging AWS Lambda code into an AMI or referencing their own Amazon S3 bucket.

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Sponsoring Amazon re:MARS 2020 Can Help Grow Your Artificial Intelligence Business

Amazon re:MARS 2020 is our second annual artificial intelligence event, covering a diverse array of topics and themes related to machine learning, automation, robotics, and space (MARS). The event brings together innovative minds to share new ideas across these rapidly advancing domains. APN Partner are invited to join us as a sponsor at Amazon re:MARS and gain access to decision makers who are starting or accelerating MARS tech initiatives.

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How Behalf Met its Streaming Data Scaling Demands with Amazon Managed Streaming for Apache Kafka

To be a successful fintech startup, companies have to build solutions fast so the business can achieve its goals. However, you can’t compromise on security, reliability, or support. As an AWS Financial Services Competency Partner, Behalf is committed to delivering reliable, secure, low-cost payment processing and credit options to business customers. Learn how Behalf chose Amazon MSK to meet its increasing streaming data needs in a reliable and cost-efficient manner.

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Unlocking the Value of Your Contact Center Data with TrueVoice Speech Analytics from Deloitte

Voice data represents a rich and relatively untapped source of information that can help organizations gaining precious insights into their customers and operations. By leveraging a number of AWS services, Deloitte’s speech analytics solution, TrueVoice, can process voice data at scale, apply machine learning models to extract valuable information for this unstructured data, and continuously refine and enrich such models, tailoring them to specific industries and business needs.

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Monitoring Kubernetes Environments with AWS and New Relic’s Cluster Explorer

Kubernetes provides development teams with the tools and capabilities they need to deliver real customer value in far shorter time than more traditional architectures. Operating Kubernetes environments at scale, however, becomes more complex and requires special focus on monitoring for performance and health. Explore the challenges of monitoring Kubernetes environments at scale, and learn how to implement monitoring with the New Relic Cluster Explorer that’s included with the Kubernetes integration.

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