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Tag: AWS Competency Program

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How to Reduce AWS Storage Costs for Splunk Deployments Using SmartStore

It can be overwhelming for organizations to keep pace with the amount of data being generated by machines every day. There’s a great deal of meaningful information that can be extracted from data, but companies need software vendors to develop tools that help. In this post, learn about Splunk SmartStore and how it helps customers to reduce storage cost in a Splunk deployment on AWS. Many customers are using SmartStore to reduce the size of Amazon EBS volumes and moving data to Amazon S3.

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Serverless Containers are the Future of Container Infrastructure

With the shift to containers and serverless solutions, organizations are presented with a unique question: how do you maximize an application’s uptime while maintaining a cost-effective infrastructure at both layers? Keeping availability high by over-provisioning is easy, but it’s also very expensive. As a result, several challenges have arisen on the path to building an optimized, cost-effective, and highly available containerized infrastructure on AWS: pricing, instance sizing, and containers utilization.

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How to Use Amazon Rekognition on Cloudinary to Auto-Tag Faces with Names

Learn how to seamlessly integrate Amazon Rekognition with the Cloudinary platform, and build an application that automatically tags people in images with names. This solution learns people’s faces from photos uploaded to a “training” folder in Cloudinary. In many cases, a single photo of someone is enough for Amazon Rekognition to learn and then, later on, identify and tag that person. This works in most photograph scenes and even pictures with many other people in them.

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Introducing the AWS Industrial Software Competency Program

The AWS Industrial Software Competency highlights top APN Consulting and Technology Partners that provide solutions and services for an end-to-end industrial software toolchain. These partners support the primary steps in discrete manufacturing or process industries: Product Design, Production Design, and Production/Operations. They follow AWS best practices for building the most secure, high-performing, resilient, and efficient cloud infrastructure for industry applications.

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How Braze on AWS Helps the American Cancer Society Drive Increased Donations

To build even stronger relationships with their audience, the American Cancer Society sought a way to interact with users and drive increased app usage and donations. To get there, they teamed up with Braze, which has been providing brands with built-for-purpose customer engagement capabilities since 2011. The Braze platform makes messages feel more like conversations between you and your customers across channels such as push notifications, email, in-app messages, and more.

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Cloud Transformation is Not Just a Cheaper Alternative to a Data Center, But a Path to IT Innovation

While many are aware of the benefits of transitioning applications or workloads to the AWS Cloud, many IT decision makers (ITDM) are not familiar with the more transformative route a company takes when migrating its business to the cloud, or the factors that motivate leaders to choose this approach. Learn about the increasingly popular transformational route and dive deep on what motivates organizations to take this path.

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How to Automate Cloud Governance to Achieve Safety at Speed

Compliance-as-code is an alternative to performing a manual audit. It’s an automated method to check that controls are being followed where rules are written in a programming language that can be run on an event. The source of this event could be from a recurring schedule, or from a change that has happened in the environment. Mechanical Rock uses AWS Service Catalog to distribute common infrastructure patterns that enable development teams to quickly build and deploy modern cloud native applications.

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How the AWS Partner Network is Powering Startups Built on Amazon Web Services

Getting visibility with customers is critical to the success of any startup. With AWS, startups can build awareness and increase visibility through events, co-sponsored online and offline campaigns, case studies, and more. Startups can also drive new business and accelerate sales cycles through co-selling with AWS. And they can connect with opportunities at AWS customers, and better serve shared customers through collaboration with the AWS account team and access to PoC credits.

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How to Bake Open Source Security into Your AWS CodeBuild Pipeline

Managing open source vulnerabilities can be challenging, especially at scale in a fast-moving continuous integration pipeline. Developers and DevOps professionals depend on CI pipeline tools like AWS CodeBuild to help them develop and test software at a breakneck pace, pushing out new software with greater efficiency and flexibility. In this post, learn how to integrate WhiteSource into CodeBuild pipeline to fuse open source security into existing build processes without having to compromise on speed or agility.

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Say Hello to 73 New AWS Competency, MSP, and Service Delivery Partners Added in August

We are excited to highlight 73 APN Partners that received new designations in August 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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