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Testing AWS GameDay with AWS Well-Architected Framework – Remediation

This is the second post in our series documenting a project to fix issues with the GameDay architecture by using tenets of the AWS Well-Architected Framework. Here, we cover the steps we took to fix the critical findings identified by the review team. As noted in Part 1 of the series, the review team delivered a list of critical findings we needed to prioritize, as well as a list of non-critical ideas that we should consider in our roadmap.

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How to create an approval flow for an AWS Service Catalog product launch using AWS Lambda

AWS Service Catalog allows organizations to centrally manage commonly deployed IT services, achieve consistent governance, and help meet compliance requirements. AWS Service Catalog provides a standardized landscape for product provisioning. Users browse listings of products (services or applications) that they have access to, locate the product that they want to use, and launch it on […]

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Partner SA Roundup – July 2017

This month, Juan Villa, Pratap Ramamurthy, and Roy Rodan from the Emerging Partner SA team highlight a few of the partners they work with. They’ll be exploring Microchip, Domino, and Cohesive Networks. Microchip Zero Touch Secure Provisioning Kit, by Juan Villa AWS IoT is a managed cloud platform that enables connected devices to easily and […]

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Wrap Up: Cross-Account Role Onboarding Workflow

By Ian Scofield. Ian is a Partner Solutions Architect (SA) at AWS.  Over the course of three blog posts (Parts 1, 2, and 3), we’ve been discussing a new way for APN Partners to onboard customers, focusing on the creation of cross-account roles.  Throughout this series, we’ve proposed the usage of AWS CloudFormation for the […]

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Collecting Information from AWS CloudFormation Resources Created in External Accounts with Custom Resources

By Erin McGill. Erin is a Partner Solutions Architect (SA) at AWS.  Throughout this series, we’ve talked about easing cross-account role creation with AWS CloudFormation and a custom stack URL.  We’ve also discussed how to dynamically generate CloudFormation templates to populate a unique external ID. But once your cross-account role is created, how does the […]

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Generating Custom AWS CloudFormation Templates with Lambda to Create Cross-Account Roles

Ian Scofield is a Partner Solutions Architect (SA) at AWS.  In a previous post in our series, we showed how to use an AWS CloudFormation launch stack URL to help customers create a cross-account role in their AWS account. As mentioned in an earlier APN Blog post, a cross-account role is the recommended method to […]

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Facilitating a Migration to AWS with CloudEndure by Leveraging Automation

By Carmen Puccio and Mandus Momberg. Carmen and Mandus are AWS Partner Solutions Architects focused on Migration.  It’s no secret that migrating software and services from an on-premises environment to the cloud entails unique considerations and requirements. To provide confidence in the outcome of your migration, your migration strategy needs to scale easily. This means […]

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Easing the Creation of Cross-Account Roles for Customers

By Erin McGill. Erin is a Partner Solutions Architect (SA).  APN Partners frequently ask me about the most secure way to access resources in a customer account. While this is possible using keys – secrets that are hard to manage, rotate, and ideally, should never be shared – we recommend that APN Partners use a […]

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