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New Research From TSO Logic Shows AWS Costs Get Lower Every Year

It’s never been less expensive to move to Amazon Web Services, and new research from TSO Logic shows AWS prices keep getting lower. The more resources you move to the AWS Cloud, and the longer you keep them there, the more value you can expect. Go inside the research TSO Logic conducted to quantify year-over-year cost declines of AWS services—the first study of its kind to put actual numbers behind the trend.

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AWS Cloud Automation

Using Amazon CloudFront with Multi-Region Amazon S3 Origins

By leveraging services like Amazon S3 to host content, AWS Competency Partner Cloudar has a cost effective way to build websites that are highly available. If content is stored in a single Amazon S3 bucket, all of the content is stored in a single AWS region. To serve content from other regions, you need to route requests to different Amazon S3 buckets. In this post, explore how to accomplished this by using Amazon CloudFront as a content delivery network and Lambda@Edge as a router.

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How the AWS Well-Architected Framework Drives Growth for Customers and APN Partners

Over the last year, Five Talent has implemented the AWS Well-Architected Framework to help large enterprise customers, mid-sized companies, and startups across the globe. In this post, explore how leveraging the Well-Architected Framework Review accelerates new business opportunities and gives customers a holistic, comprehensive process for managing cloud technology and understanding its impact on their business.

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How to Peel Mainframe Monoliths for AWS Microservices with Blu Age

Mainframe monoliths have grown over the years with overwhelming complexity. They often mix different languages and data stores with various interfaces, evolving coding standards, online and batch, and millions of lines of code. With AWS, customers use microservices for agility, elasticity, and pay-as-you-go cloud technology. In this post, we explore Blu Age solutions to peel off AWS microservices from a mainframe monolith, and how to solve data challenges associated with such a migration.

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Security Orchestration with Symantec Cloud Workload Protection and AWS Systems Manager

Symantec is an AWS Security Competency Partner that has integrated Amazon’s SSM Agent with their cloud-native Symantec Cloud Workload Protection (CWP) solution, which automates core security controls for AWS workloads, enabling business agility, risk reduction, and cost savings for organizations, while easing DevOps and administrative burdens. Customers can now deploy the CWP agent directly from the CWP console or just use a simple REST API call.

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Tracing Amazon FreeRTOS on NXP LPC54018

In this post, the first in an APN Blog series about Amazon FreeRTOS development for AWS IoT Core, we go through the setup required for running the Amazon FreeRTOS application, how it works on a high level, and how to connect it to AWS IoT Core. We will also present Percepio Tracealyzer, a tool for debugging the real-time behavior of Amazon FreeRTOS applications, together with a real-world example where Tracealyzer was used to analyze a connectivity issue I encountered when getting started with this project.

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AWS Training and Certification

Tips for Becoming Certified on Amazon Web Services

Carlos Martell is a DevOps Engineer at Cloudreach, an APN Premier Consulting Partner. Carlos got his first AWS Certification in February 2017, and over the next year challenged himself to obtain all AWS Certifications. Learn about Carlos’s journey and benefit from his tips and tricks for becoming AWS Certified. He also shares best practices for preparing and studying for the exams, as well as how to approach exam day itself.

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Delphix_AWS Solutions

DataOps Solution from APN Partner Delphix Boosts Cloud Data Sync and Migration

Liberating data from enterprise silos poses an uphill challenge for most IT organizations. The process usually involves backup of production databases, lift-and-shift migration to a cloud environment, provisioning of cloud resources, and validation of imported data. By utilizing AWS to maintain and manage the unified data fabric, Delphix Dynamic Data Platform accelerates cloud adoption and is a cornerstone during an organization’s migration to cloud-native and hybrid cloud deployments.

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Centrify_AWS Solutions

How to Authenticate Users into Your Apps Using Application Load Balancer and Centrify

While many aspects of app development and deployment on AWS have been streamlined, authentication of end-users into apps remains challenging. In this post, Centrify highlights a new method of authenticating users into your mobile and web applications using the Application Load Balancer feature of Elastic Load Balancing using Centrify as an OpenID Connect (OIDC) identity provider. Centrify is an APN Advanced Technology Partner.

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How to Build a Secure-by-Default Kubernetes Cluster with Basic CI/CD Pipeline on AWS

Kubernetes is an open-source platform to automate deploying, scaling, and operating application containers. But in itself, Kubernetes is not enough to achieve this goal. To fully empower our engineers, we need to build a CI/CD pipeline around Kubernetes. Using this tutorial from APN Partner Slalom Consulting, we have built a Kubernetes cluster with a good set of security defaults and then wrapped a simple CI/CD pipeline around it.

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