AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog

Tag: AWS Competency Program

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Running Applications on Amazon EKS Using Amazon EC2 Spot Instances with Spotinst Ocean

While implementing a microservices architecture, Kubernetes can be a powerful tool to manage containers. However, if you are just starting out in the Kubernetes ecosystem, it can be hard to get a hang of. This post helps you get started with Amazon EKS to set up a production-ready Kubernetes cluster, and introduces Spotinst Ocean to help manage Amazon EKS clusters and reduce costs by provisioning clusters on Amazon EC2 Spot instances.

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Say Hello to 43 New AWS Competency, MSP, and Service Delivery Partners Added in June

We are excited to highlight 43 APN Partners that received new designations in May 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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Migrating Containerized Applications to Amazon EKS in Minutes Using XebiaLabs Blueprints

Amazon EKS provides a Kubernetes management infrastructure across Availability Zones so you don’t have to manage a control plane or replace unhealthy control plane nodes. AWS Competency Partner XebiaLabs supports infrastructure provisioning and application deployment for many of the most popular AWS services, including Amazon EKS. They recently introduced a feature called DevOps as Code, which makes it even easier to migrate applications to Amazon EKS infrastructure.

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Increasing Savings and Mitigating Risks with Amazon EC2 Convertible Reserved Instances

When managing AWS spending, you want to mitigate risks and costs wherever possible. One way to do this is to increase your coverage of Amazon EC2 Reserved Instances, which results in significant discounts and increased savings. However, constantly improving technology and the evolving needs of your company can render your committed Reserved Instances obsolete. Cloudwiry’s cost management platform specializes in this cost-recovery practice by optimizing Reserved Instance coverage for ROI.

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Intel_AWS Solutions

Creating Energy IoT Solutions Using Intel SoC FPGA Devices and AWS Services

Power utilities around the world are headed towards the most radical shift in their business since their inception nearly 150 years ago. The digitization of the grid—along with the shifting requirements of regulatory bodies—creates new challenges and opportunities for utilities around the world. Intel and AWS are committed to providing the tools, platforms, and services to make these capabilities a reality. In that context, this post introduces the concept of Energy IoT.

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More Reasons for Customers to Migrate Their Microsoft Workloads to AWS

The APN has a long-standing AWS Microsoft Workloads Competency track with top APN Partners who provide consulting services to customers. Now, we are pleased to announce a new AWS Microsoft Workloads Competency track for APN Technology Partners. The new AWS Microsoft Workloads Competency track identifies, validates, and highlights best-in-class independent software vendors (ISVs) that have demonstrated deep knowledge and experience in helping customers migrate and enhance Microsoft Workloads on AWS.

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Deploying a High-Volume Application on AWS with Kubernetes

Learn how Mission Cloud Services helped Your Call Football (YCF) scale their application by building out the infrastructure as code, determining the right instance type for the job, prepping the load balancers, and employing Amazon EKS. By leveraging Kubernetes to optimize the speed and performance of YCF’s cloud environment, the app successfully provides thousands of football fans with a fun, unique, and issue-free gaming experience—all in real-time.

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Calculating SaaS Cost Per Tenant: A PoC Implementation in an AWS Kubernetes Environment

In a SaaS environment, the compute, storage, and bandwidth resources are often shared among tenants, but this makes it challenging to deduce per tenant cost. A SaaS application running on a Kubernetes cluster on AWS adds a layer of further complexity as far as calculating the per tenant cost. Kubernetes is great at abstracting away the underlying pool of hardware. It almost gives us an illusion of having access to a single large compute resource.

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Improving Application Performance with No Code Changes Using Heimdall’s Database Proxy for Amazon Redshift

Rewriting an application code for performance optimization generally requires a significant amount of effort. Also, IT and development groups using third-party applications like Tableau may not have access to the application code. Heimdall’s database proxy solution offers a flexible and cost-effective alternative to rewriting your application for performance and scale. Heimdall transparently provides SQL control and visibility to the application owner without (re)writing a single line of code.

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AWS Security

Closed Loop Security and Compliance Helps You Safely Migrate to and Expand AWS Usage

DevOps staff in many organizations are one misconfiguration away from compromising their AWS resources to attackers as they migrate to and grow their adoption of existing and new AWS services. In this post, AWS Security Partner Cavirin proposes “Closed Loop Security” based on unifying proactive and reactive risk signals as a key strategy for DevOps staff to protect their AWS infrastructure from misconfigurations and vulnerabilities.

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