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Lower TCO and Increase Query Performance by Running Hive on Spark in Amazon EMR

Learn how Mactores helped Seagate Technology to use Apache Hive on Apache Spark for queries larger than 10TB, combined with the use of transient Amazon EMR clusters leveraging Amazon EC2 Spot Instances. It was imperative for Seagate to have systems in place to ensure the cost of collecting, storing, and processing data did not exceed their ROI. Moving to Hive on Spark enabled Seagate to continue processing petabytes of data at scale with significantly lower TCO.

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Optimizing Amazon EC2 Spot Instance Usage with Qubole Data Platform

Amazon EC2 Spot Instances let you reduce costs by taking advantage of unused capacity. You can further reduce costs by using the policy-based automation in Qubole Data Platform to balance performance, cost, and SLA requirements anytime you use Spot Instances. Learn how the Qubole Data Platform optimizes your Spot usage, and how it applies policy-based automation to balance your performance, cost, and SLAs whenever you use Amazon EC2 Spot Instances.

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How Slalom Uses AWS DeepRacer to Upskill its Workforce in Reinforcement Learning

AWS DeepRacer allows developers of all skill levels to get started with reinforcement learning, which is an advanced machine learning technique that learns very complex behaviors without requiring any labeled training data, and can make short-term decisions while optimizing for a longer term goal. Learn how Slalom created AWS DeepRacer experiences for its own workforce. The cars and tracks now regularly appear in at Slalom locations across the world as valuable internal learning events.

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MachineMetrics Offers Free Remote Monitoring Solutions to Manufacturers Impacted by COVID-19

MachineMetrics, an AWS Industrial Software Competency Partner, is committed to supporting front-line workers on the manufacturing floor and in the medical field. By enabling mobile workers, industrial companies are better able to ensure the safety of their employees while continuing to serve their own customers. MachineMetrics is offering free access to its Industrial IoT platform to any manufacturer involved with the production of ventilator parts, test equipment, protective equipment, or COVID-19 treatment-related manufacturing.

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Accelerate Workload Migrations with modelizeIT’s Application Architecture Discovery Technology

A critical first step to successfully migrate workloads from data centers to AWS is to analyze the IT assets in your data center using a comprehensive discovery process, followed by a total cost of ownership analysis to produce a directional business case for migration. Learn about the key characteristics of technologies needed to effectively serve the discovery purpose, such as modelizeIT, an advanced discovery and application architecture mapping tool that helps customers maximize discovery automation and accuracy.

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Using Terraform to Manage AWS Programmable Infrastructures

Terraform and AWS CloudFormation allow you to express infrastructure resources as code and manage them programmatically. Each has its advantages, but some enterprises already have expertise in Terraform and prefer using it to manage their AWS resources. To accommodate that preference, CloudFormation allows you to use non-AWS resources to manage AWS infrastructure. Learn the steps to create a CloudFormation registry resource type for Terraform and deploy it as an AWS Service Catalog product.

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Say Hello to 49 New AWS Competency, Service Delivery, and MSP Partners Added in March

We are excited to highlight 49 APN Partners that received new designations in March for our global AWS Competency, AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP), and AWS Service Delivery programs. These designations span workload, solution, and industry, and help AWS customers identify top APN Partners that can deliver on core business objectives. APN Partners are focused on your success, helping customers take full advantage of the business benefits AWS has to offer.

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How to Orchestrate a Data Pipeline on AWS with Control-M from BMC Software

In spite of the rich set of machine learning tools AWS provides, coordinating and monitoring workflows across an ML pipeline remains a complex task. Control-M by BMC Software that simplifies complex application, data, and file transfer workflows, whether on-premises, on the AWS Cloud, or across a hybrid cloud model. Walk through the architecture of a predictive maintenance system we developed to simplify the complex orchestration steps in a machine learning pipeline used to reduce downtime and costs for a trucking company.

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Using GitLab CI/CD Pipeline to Deploy AWS SAM Applications

In order to deliver serverless applications, customers often turn to DevOps principles to efficiently build, deploy, operate, and iterate on features and changes. CI/CD is one of the major components of DevOps that helps deliver code faster and more reliably to production. GitLab’s continuous integration offering provides a rich set of features for automating how new code is incorporated into your software and how new versions of your software get built and deployed.

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Optimizing Presto SQL on Amazon EMR to Deliver Faster Query Processing

Seagate asked Mactores Cognition to evaluate and deliver an alternative data platform to process petabytes of data with consistent performance. It needed to lower query processing time and total cost of ownership, and provide the scalability required to support about 2,000 daily users. Learn about the the three migration options Mactores tested and the architecture of the solution Seagate selected. This effort improved the overall efficiency of Seagate’s Amazon EMR cluster and business operations.

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