AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog

Tag: Amazon EC2

Spotinst_AWS Solutions-1

Serverless Containers are the Future of Container Infrastructure

With the shift to containers and serverless solutions, organizations are presented with a unique question: how do you maximize an application’s uptime while maintaining a cost-effective infrastructure at both layers? Keeping availability high by over-provisioning is easy, but it’s also very expensive. As a result, several challenges have arisen on the path to building an optimized, cost-effective, and highly available containerized infrastructure on AWS: pricing, instance sizing, and containers utilization.

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Say Hello to 73 New AWS Competency, MSP, and Service Delivery Partners Added in August

We are excited to highlight 73 APN Partners that received new designations in August for our global AWS Competency, AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP), and AWS Service Delivery 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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Heimdall Data_AWS Solutions

Using the Heimdall Proxy to Split Reads and Writes for Amazon Aurora and Amazon RDS

Horizontally scaling a SQL database involves separating the write-master from read-only servers. This allows the write server to perform dedicated write operations rather than processing redundant read queries. However, writing to one node and reading from another can result in inconsistent data due to synchronization delays. Heimdall Data offers a database proxy to help developers and architects achieve optimal scale from their Amazon RDS and Amazon Aurora environment without any application changes.

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Nasuni_AWS Solutions

How to Get the Global Scalability of AWS Storage at Local Speed with Nasuni

Being able to access files via standard file protocols from one or more locations is important to many organizations. With Nasuni, all data is stored on Amazon S3, enabling customers to have access to their data anywhere over standard file protocols using many of the NAS features they’re used to at local performance, without having to maintain full replicas of the data in each location. Nasuni also has a control plane running on AWS that enables functionality such as global file locking.

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HashiCorp_AWS Solutions

How to Secure Enterprise Cloud Environments with AWS and HashiCorp

Security isn’t always top of mind for developers because it can slow down software releases. HashiCorp Vault helps eliminate much of the security burden developers experience while trying to comply with security team requirements. Vault was built to address the difficult task of passing sensitive data to users and applications without it being compromised. Within Vault, all transactions are token-based, which limits potential malicious activity, and provides greater visibility into whom and what is accessing that information.

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Say Hello to 53 New AWS Competency, MSP, and Service Delivery Partners Added in July

We are excited to highlight 53 APN Partners that received new designations in July for our global AWS Competency, AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP), and AWS Service Delivery 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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Spotinst_AWS Solutions-1

Running Applications on Amazon EKS Using Amazon EC2 Spot Instances with Spotinst Ocean

While implementing a microservices architecture, Kubernetes can be a powerful tool to manage containers. However, if you are just starting out in the Kubernetes ecosystem, it can be hard to get a hang of. This post helps you get started with Amazon EKS to set up a production-ready Kubernetes cluster, and introduces Spotinst Ocean to help manage Amazon EKS clusters and reduce costs by provisioning clusters on Amazon EC2 Spot instances.

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Say Hello to 43 New AWS Competency, MSP, and Service Delivery Partners Added in June

We are excited to highlight 43 APN Partners that received new designations in May for our global AWS Competency, AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP), and AWS Service Delivery 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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Cloudwiry_AWS Solutions

Increasing Savings and Mitigating Risks with Amazon EC2 Convertible Reserved Instances

When managing AWS spending, you want to mitigate risks and costs wherever possible. One way to do this is to increase your coverage of Amazon EC2 Reserved Instances, which results in significant discounts and increased savings. However, constantly improving technology and the evolving needs of your company can render your committed Reserved Instances obsolete. Cloudwiry’s cost management platform specializes in this cost-recovery practice by optimizing Reserved Instance coverage for ROI.

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DevOps-2

Calculating SaaS Cost Per Tenant: A PoC Implementation in an AWS Kubernetes Environment

In a SaaS environment, the compute, storage, and bandwidth resources are often shared among tenants, but this makes it challenging to deduce per tenant cost. A SaaS application running on a Kubernetes cluster on AWS adds a layer of further complexity as far as calculating the per tenant cost. Kubernetes is great at abstracting away the underlying pool of hardware. It almost gives us an illusion of having access to a single large compute resource.

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