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Tag: AWS CloudFormation

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Testing AWS GameDay with the AWS Well-Architected Framework – Review

AWS GameDay is an immersive, team-based event we have hosted at AWS Summits and re:Invent over the past few years. The event has teams of players settling into a challenging—and hopefully entertaining—scenario as DevOps leads at Unicorn.Rentals, a popular startup minutes away from the very public launch of a widely anticipated product.

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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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AWS Cloud Automation

New AWS CloudFormation Stack Quick-Create Links Feature Simplifies Customer Onboarding

At AWS, we listen to our customers and partners to learn where we can improve, and our roadmap is almost exclusively driven by customer feedback. Based on the feedback we received on the customer onboarding process, we are pleased to announce that the AWS CloudFormation team has added the Stack Quick-Create Links feature which solves the issues of embedding parameters in the launch stack URL, and directing users to an AWS CloudFormation wizard that has been reduced to a single page.

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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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AWS Migration

Facilitating a Migration to AWS with CloudEndure by Leveraging Automation

By Carmen Puccio and Mandus Momberg, Partner Solutions Architects at AWS 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 that a large […]

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AWS Operations

Terraform: Beyond the Basics with AWS

Editor’s note: This post was updated in March 2018. By Josh Campbell and Brandon Chavis, Partner Solutions Architects at AWS Terraform by HashiCorp, an AWS Partner Network (APN) Advanced Technology Partner and member of the AWS DevOps Competency, is an “infrastructure as code” tool similar to AWS CloudFormation that allows you to create, update, and version your […]

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