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New AWS Ambassadors and Latest Activities from Q3/Q4 2021

The APN Ambassador Program features a vibrant worldwide community of technical experts, known as AWS Ambassadors, from AWS Partner Network (APN) Services and Software Partners. Our Ambassadors evangelize AWS via social media and facilitate peer-to-peer learning by presenting at conferences, leading workshops, and hosting user group events. We are proud to introduce our newest AWS Ambassadors from Q3 and Q4 2021.

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The Most Viewed APN Blog Posts in 2021

From a wide range of AWS Partner success stories to new partner programs launched at AWS re:Invent, here’s a look at the most popular APN Blog posts we shared in 2021. Our goal with this blog has always been to share timely and relevant news, technical solutions, partner stories, and more from Amazon Web Services and the AWS Partner Network (APN) specifically. Thank you for reading the APN Blog, and Happy New Year to all our AWS Partners and customers!

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New AWS Partner Program Launches and Updates Announced at re:Invent 2021

Thank you for joining us in Las Vegas for AWS re:Invent 2021. We hope you are enjoying all of the educational content and big announcements. If you missed anything from our Global Partner Summit or just want to recap, we have rounded up the most relevant launches, program updates, and educational content available for the AWS Partner community. Reminder that virtual options for re:Invent breakout sessions will be available December 6-10.

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Recognizing the Top 2021 AWS Partner Ambassadors

The APN Ambassador Program is a vibrant worldwide community of technical experts from AWS Partners. They are prominent leaders who are passionate about sharing their AWS technical expertise, authoring blogs and whitepapers, creating and delivering public presentations, and contributing to open source projects. We are proud to recognize some of the top 2021 APN Ambassadors from across the world. Congratulations to all of our awesome APN Ambassadors!

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Know Before You Go: An AWS Partner’s Guide to re:Invent 2021

We are looking forward to bringing you Global Partner Summit as part of AWS re:Invent 2021 both in-person and virtually. The in-person conference is Nov. 29 – Dec. 3 in Las Vegas, with virtual opportunities to watch keynotes and leadership sessions live. Virtual options for the breakout sessions will be available the following week, Dec. 6-10. Don’t miss the Partner Keynote, leadership sessions, APN booth and mini-theater at the Expo, and more!

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Using Databricks SQL on Photon to Power Your AWS Lake House

Databricks SQL is a dedicated workspace for data analysts that comprises a native SQL editor, drag-and-drop dashboards, and built-in connectors for all major business intelligence tools as well as Photon. In this post, Volker Tjaden, an APN Ambassador from Databricks, shares the technical capabilities of Databricks SQL and walks through two examples: ingesting, querying, and visualizing AWS CloudTrail log data, and building near real-time dashboards on data coming from Amazon Kinesis.

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Meet Our Newest APN Ambassadors and Explore Their Latest Expertise

The APN Ambassador Program is a vibrant worldwide community of technical experts from AWS Partner Network (APN) Consulting and ISV Partners. Local AWS communities are a vital resource for cloud professionals around the world, and many of these are hosted by APN Ambassadors. Members of local communities look to their leaders to provide guidance and mentorship on how to build AWS skills, solve technical problems, and grow their careers.

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Top Recommendations for Working with IAM from Our AWS Heroes – Part 4: Available Permissions and User Identity

When it debuted 10 years ago, AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) supported15 services. Today, it’s woven into the core of everything in the AWS Cloud. Check out the fourth and final blog post celebrating IAM‘s 10th anniversary. Dive deep on the Service Authorization Reference, a comprehensive list of all the permissions in AWS, and explore the AWS CloudTrail userIdentity element that keeps track of who did what.

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Top Recommendations for Working with IAM from Our AWS Heroes – Part 3: Permissions Boundaries and Conditions

This is our third blog post celebrating AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)‘s 10th anniversary. Explore two powerful ways that you can limit access to AWS by setting the boundaries and conditionally provide access to resources in IAM policies. Permissions boundaries can be used for situations like granting someone limited permissions management abilities, while conditions enable you to specify when a policy statement is enforced.

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Top Recommendations for IAM from Our AWS Heroes – Part 2: The Visual Editor and Federation

AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)‘s 10th anniversary continues with Part 2 of our blog series. Writing an IAM policy can be tricky, but don’t feel overwhelmed. Learn how the IAM visual editor helps you create policies by providing helpful documentation and the correct syntax. You’ll also learn why you should use federation due to the short-term credentials made possible by IAM roles. More tips like these can be found throughout our 4-part blog series.

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