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Using Shift-Left to Find Vulnerabilities Before Deployment with Trend Micro Template Scanner

Shift-Left is increasingly being employed within DevOps organizations to ensure companies minimize risk early in their infrastructure as code (IaC) deployment cycle. This post explains how to combine two of the technologies that make Shift-Left possible. The first is AWS CloudFormation, which represents IaC, and the second is Trend Micro’s Template Scanner, which checks your IaC to make sure it conforms to the AWS Well-Architected Framework.

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New and Updated Training Courses for APN Partners—IoT, Data Analytics, Migration, and Amazon Connect

APN Partners need the right training skills and knowledge to support customers’ business goals. Together, the four training courses highlighted in this post will help APN Partners deliver on digital transformation projects using AWS IoT services; help businesses take data-driven actions based on AWS Data Analytics services; migrate customer workloads to AWS; and communicate the benefits of moving customer contact centers to the AWS Cloud.

Configuring AWS Resources to Enable a Remote Workforce on Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops

Businesses around the world are starting to adapt to a remote workforce on a large scale faster than ever. Remote working is becoming the new normal, or at least a must-have capability. Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops is a solution that gives your workforce fast and secure access to company resources from any location at any time. This post shows you how to determine the best and least expensive infrastructure for running Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktop on AWS.

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Change Data Capture from On-Premises SQL Server to Amazon Redshift Target

Change Data Capture (CDC) is the technique of systematically tracking incremental change in data at the source, and subsequently applying these changes at the target to maintain synchronization. You can implement CDC in diverse scenarios using a variety of tools and technologies. Here, Cognizant uses a hypothetical retailer with a customer loyalty program to demonstrate how CDC can synchronize incremental changes in customer activity with the main body of data already stored about a customer.

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How to Proactively Monitor Amazon RDS Performance with Datadog

To proactively identify and remediate potential errors, you need deep visibility into your entire Amazon RDS environment. This post shows you how Datadog can fetch data from Amazon CloudWatch and your Amazon RDS database instances to give you a comprehensive view of your cloud environment. We also dive into how you can automatically detect performance anomalies, abnormal throughput behavior, and forecasting storage capacities.

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Say Hello to 60 New AWS Competency, Service Delivery, Service Ready, and MSP Partners Added in June

We are excited to highlight 60 APN Partners that received new designations in June for our global AWS Competency, AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP), AWS Service Delivery, and AWS Service Ready programs. These designations span workload, solution, and industry, and help AWS customers identify top APN Partners that can deliver on core business objectives. APN Partners are focused on your success, helping customers take full advantage of the business benefits AWS has to offer.

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Options for Extending Layer 2 On-Premises Networks to VMware Cloud on AWS

VMware Cloud on AWS allows customers to seamlessly extend their Layer 2 on-premises networks to the cloud. This is important because you can migrate virtual machines from on-premises Layer 2 networks to VMware Cloud on AWS without changing IP addresses. Learn about the architectural considerations for extending your on-premises networks to VMware Cloud on AWS using HCX and the NSX Autonomous Standalone Edge, either via AWS Direct Connect or through the public internet.

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Congratulations to the APN Partners Completing Navigate Tracks in the Second Quarter of 2020

Please join us in congratulating the APN Partners completing Navigate tracks in the second quarter of 2020. These organizations have made the commitment to raising the bar for AWS customers by growing their cloud skills on AWS. Every APN Partner, regardless of tier, can participate in the APN Navigate program, where you’ll get access to business and technical resources that can transform your business and increase visibility with AWS.

How TIBCO Leverages AWS for its COVID-19 Analytics App

TIBCO Software has launched an analytics app to track the spread and impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in real-time, over local regions worldwide. The goal of this analytics app is to enable organizations to assess the potential impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on their business fabric, using sound data science and data management principles, in the context of real-time operations. Learn some of key capabilities of the app and how it was developed on AWS.

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Why AWS Certification Consent is Important for Individuals and APN Partners

The amount of time invested in achieving an AWS Certification is no small feat. It’s important for individuals to get recognized for this hard work. Since November 2019, AWS Partners have been able to record the AWS Certifications achieved by employees in their organization, but individuals who work for AWS Partners must provide consent for this information to be shared with their employer. Doing so can provide significant growth opportunities for both the individual and APN Partner organization.