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Making Application Failover Seamless by Failing Over Your Private Virtual IP Across Availability Zones

One of the core principles of building highly available applications on AWS is to work with a multi-Availability Zone architecture. In the unlikely event an AZ fails, this allows applications to continue running using resources in the other AZs. Customers use different strategies to handle the routing of user traffic to different components of their applications across AZ, ranging from load balancers and Elastic IPs to Domain Name Resolution. In this post, we present an approach to achieve failover of a private IP address across AZs.

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How to Backup and Recover an Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) with N2WS

Amazon VPCs are an essential part of any cloud-first networking strategy. Subnet and routing table configurations, along with security settings, are at risk from day-to-day operational errors. N2WS offers a backup solution that takes the guesswork and manual labor out of backing up and recovering Amazon VPC configurations, with the ability to automatically restore across AWS Regions and accounts. N2WS is an AWS Storage Competency Partner.

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How to Securely Access Amazon Virtual Private Clouds Using Zscaler Private Access

When you’re enabling external access to an Amazon EC2 instance or Amazon VPC, there’s a need to expose some sort of inbound path from the users to the application, usually over the internet. Zscaler has been working with customers to redefine secure access to applications either on-premises or as they move to AWS. In this post, we discuss how you can implement a Zero Trust approach for access to workloads and services hosted on AWS with the aid of Zscaler Private Access.

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How to Centralize SSH Key Management with Userify and AWS CloudFormation

As teams begin to build their architecture on AWS, the question often arises about how to manage access control to all of their instances. Userify solves this problem quickly and easily by providing Userify Cloud or, for self-hosting, a single instance or multi-Availability Zone cluster that runs in your Amazon VPC. Userify Cloud is a fully managed service that can be used across your VPCs and AWS accounts with no installation needed.

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AWS Partner Network

The Most Viewed APN Blog Posts in 2018

Take a look at the most popular APN Blog posts in 2018. Our goal with this blog is to share timely and relevant news, technical solutions, Partner success stories, and more from Amazon Web Services and the APN specifically. For AWS customers, you can trust that APN Partners are focused on your success, helping you take full advantage of the business benefits AWS has to offer. With their deep expertise, APN Partners are uniquely positioned to help your company at any stage of your Cloud Adoption Journey.

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AWS Service Catalog Launches Solution Blueprints in GitHub for APN Partners to Leverage

A number of APN Consulting Partners have told us they would like to have access to a repository of solution blueprints that address common business patterns. To meet this need, AWS Service Catalog is now providing easy access to common and foundational AWS-based solutions and reference architectures in GitHub. There are currently five blueprints from AWS solutions architects on GitHub, and we plan to establish a formal process for APN Consulting Partners to submit reference architectures.

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AWS Quick Starts

Updated Red Hat OpenShift on AWS Quick Start with AWS Service Broker

A new update for the Red Hat OpenShift on AWS Quick Start improves usability by simplifying the management of certificates and domain names, and provides customers with the ability to scale workloads. Users can also enable AWS Service Broker via a parameter input during stack launch. AWS Service Broker is a new open source project directly integrated into OpenShift, allowing you to deploy AWS services without leaving the application platform. Red Hat is an APN Advanced Technology Partner.

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Securing and Managing Secrets with HashiCorp Vault Enterprise

Data security is a concern for all enterprises and HashiCorp’s Vault Enterprise helps you achieve strong data security and scalability. Vault is a trusted secrets management tool designed to enable collaboration and governance across organizations. It enables developers, operators, and security professionals to deploy applications in zero-trust environments across public and private datacenters. Through a unified API and AWS integration, Vault can be integrated into your development at any stage.

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Enabling New SaaS Strategies with AWS PrivateLink

Networking is often viewed as a foundational element of a system’s architecture. The reality is there are plenty of scenarios where the networking footprint of a SaaS application can influence the functionality, extensibility, and management profile of your SaaS environment. While there are plenty of creative ways developers leverage AWS networking constructs to refine SaaS solutions, the introduction of AWS PrivateLink adds new opportunities in the SaaS networking landscape.

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Understanding Amazon VPC from a VMware NSX Engineer’s Perspective

With VMware Cloud on AWS, you can deploy applications in a fully-managed VMware environment. Organizations can simplify their hybrid IT operations by using the same VMware technologies—including vSphere, vSAN, NSX, and vCenter—across their on-premises datacenters and on the AWS cloud. In this post, and my follow-up, we explore the major components of Amazon VPC for engineers and architects who build and operate VMware NSX networks, and who are building solutions on VMware Cloud on AWS.

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