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Amazon Redshift Benchmarking: Comparison of RA3 vs. DS2 Instance Types 

Follow along as Agilisium provides an early look at Amazon Redshift’s ra3.4xlarge instance type (RA3). This post details the result of various tests comparing the performance and cost for the RA3 and DS2 instance types. It will help AWS customers make an informed decision on choosing the instance type best suited to their data storage and compute needs. As a result of choosing the appropriate instance, your applications can perform better while also optimizing costs.

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Loading SaaS Application Data into Snowflake Using Amazon AppFlow and AWS PrivateLink

Customers often need to rely on third-party solutions to extract and transform data from sources such as Slack and Zendesk. Some vendors, however, do not support all of the sources and rely on multiple products to perform ETL and persist data into Snowflake. This post details how Amazon AppFlow simplifies the data transfer process, and how customers can use AWS PrivateLink for transmitting data over AWS rather than via the public internet.

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New AWS Partner Program Launches and Updates Announced at re:Invent 2020

We hope you enjoyed all of the educational content and big announcements at AWS re:Invent 2020! If you missed anything or just want to recap, we have rounded up the most relevant launches, program updates, and educational content available for AWS Partners. This post showcases the new programs that AWS Partners can take advantage of today, including AWS ISV Accelerate, SaaS Boost, and several new AWS Competency designations.

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Approaching Least Privilege – IAM Policies with Usage-Based Analytics

AWS customers are increasingly searching for new ways to manage access in a scalable way that maintains the benefits of an agile DevOps delivery model. However, the traditional and highly-manual processes for assessing and certifying access quickly demonstrates they cannot keep up with the speed of DevOps changes. Learn how PwC designs and implements baseline IAM roles for customers while leveraging usage-based analytics to identify overprivileged roles.

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Leveraging Serverless Architecture to Build an Enterprise Data Repository Platform for Customer Insights and Analytics

Moving data between multiple data stores requires an extract, transform, load (ETL) process using various data analysis approaches. ETL operations form the backbone of any modern enterprise data and analytics platform. AWS provides a broad range of services to deploy enterprise-grade applications in the cloud. This post explores a strategic collaboration between Tech Mahindra and a customer to build and deploy an enterprise data repository on AWS and create ETL workflows using a serverless architecture.

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Say Hello to 85 New AWS Competency, Service Delivery, Service Ready, and MSP Partners Added in November

We are excited to highlight 85 AWS Partners that received new designations in November for our global AWS Competency, AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP), AWS Service Delivery, and AWS Service Ready 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 Pr3vent Uses Machine Learning on AWS to Combat Preventable Vision Loss in Infants

Scaling doctors’ expertise through artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) provides an affordable and accurate solution, giving millions of infants equal access to eye screening. Learn how Pr3vent, a medical AI company founded by ophthalmologists, teamed up with AWS Machine Learning Competency Partner Provectus to develop an advanced disease screening solution powered by deep learning that detects pathology and signs of possible abnormalities in the retinas of newborns.

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Enhancing the AWS Well-Architected Tool to Provide Continuous Compliance with Trend Micro Cloud One – Conformity

Learn how to enrich the AWS Well-Architected Tool’s workload report by adding the results of definitive best practice checks. This post will also associate the workload with specific AWS resources through the use of tags. Once the workload is tagged, you can use Trend Micro’s Cloud One – Conformity, which allows you to create a 360-degree workload review. This provides continuous assurance that your resources are complying with the AWS Well-Architected Framework.

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How to Automate and Simplify Ongoing Adherence to the AWS Well-Architected Framework Using Coral

Continuity Software helps enterprises achieve resilience in their IT environments, drastically reducing outages, and protecting data before it is lost, damaged, stolen, or unrecoverable. Learn how Continuity’s Coral solution automates adherence to all five pillars of the AWS Well-Architected Framework. This ensures environments adhere to the best practices to drive better outcomes for workloads while helping customers avoid disruptions.

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New APIs Enable AWS Partners to Scale Well-Architected Principles Across Teams and Systems

We are excited to launch APIs for the AWS Well-Architected Tool that allow AWS Partners to extend Well-Architected functionality, best practices, measurements, and learnings into their existing architecture governance processes, applications, and workflows. By building custom integrations with the AWS Well-Architected Tool, partners can support a broad range of use cases to make it easier for customers to adopt Well-Architected best practices.

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