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AWS Migration

Automating Your AWS Landing Zone Deployment to Speed Up Large-Scale Migrations

In this post, we describe best practices and introduce the AWS Landing Zone solution that automates landing zone deployment and configuration. It all starts with a multi-account structure with security and governance controls and network settings. Based on customer business requirements, the initial AWS Landing Zone environment can be scaled up through capabilities like the Account Vending Machine functionality, Landing Zone Add-Ons, and automated resource baselining.

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Vertical Trail_AWS Solutions

How Banks Can Harness Data to Reinvent the Customer Experience

Digital banking has evolved significantly over the past decade, completely transforming the financial marketplace. It has become commonplace for banking customers to use mobile apps and online portals for many banking needs. Because of this digital transformation, banks have more data than ever. Vertical Trail’s Financial Data Hub gives banks the ability to obtain reliable insights from their data and convert them into transformative action.

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Metaphacts_AWS Solutions

Exploring Knowledge Graphs on Amazon Neptune Using Metaphactory

Metaphactory is a graph data management platform that helps you build knowledge graphs and smart applications. It makes authoring, curating, editing, linking, searching, and visualizing graph data easy, fast, and affordable. Amazon Neptune supports open-source and open-standard API operations and allows you to use existing information resources to build your knowledge graphs and host them on a fully managed service.

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GameDay

How We Rebuilt a Mythical Startup at AWS GameDay

AWS GameDay is a learning exercise designed to familiarize players with an AWS environment, and challenge them to come up with ways to solve problems based on the AWS resources they have available. GameDay has been a showcase event for APN Partners and customers in the Americas, but we wanted to provide this immersive experience to folks working in India as well. At Cognizant’s event, teams used AWS services to track down the absconding CEO of a fictitious unicorn rental company.

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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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Using ‘athena-express’ to Simplify SQL Queries on Amazon Athena

Deloitte’s Gary Arora, an APN Ambassador, will show you how to integrate an application with Amazon Athena to execute SQL queries with ‘athena-express.’ This is a wrapper around the AWS SDK that can simplify executing SQL queries in Amazon Athena and fetch the JSON results in the same synchronous call—a capability well suited for many web applications. Developers can use ‘athena-express’ to help save time and effort in setting up the integration and focus on core application development.

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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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Stromasys_AWS Solutions

Re-Hosting SPARC, Alpha, or Other Legacy Systems to AWS with Stromasys

Companies still rely on mission-critical applications running on Sun SPARC, Alpha, or other legacy systems like PDP, VAX, or HP 3000. Maintenance costs for these systems goes up as time goes on, and reliability declines due to their age. Fortunately, they can be re-hosted on AWS in a matter of days using cross-platform hypervisors from Stromasys. Here, we describe the challenges customers face with legacy systems, the Stromasys technical solution, and a successful customer migration to AWS.

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Automatically Detect and Protect Sensitive Data in Amazon S3 Using Dataguise DgSecure

Dataguise has been working on finding and protecting sensitive data in a range of data stores over the last 10 years. DgSecure on AWS is Dataguise’s flagship product that can scan for sensitive elements in structured and unstructured data, and optionally mask or encrypt the data. Organizations can also monitor access to the sensitive data using DgSecure. In this post, we describe the steps to scan objects in Amazon S3 buckets and protect them with masking or encryption.

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Tuning Your Amazon FreeRTOS Application for Maximum Performance

By their very nature, embedded applications have to be very tightly written because the microcontrollers used in embedded designs are very resource-constrained. When companies build embedded applications that work with AWS, they look to IAR Systems to provide highly-optimized development tools. In this post, we discuss how IAR Systems provides not only the tools but the insights to help customers deliver optimized products faster leveraging Amazon FreeRTOS.

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