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Active Directory Authentication and Authorization with Amazon RDS
Learn how to set up Active Directory authentication with authorization for Postgres. Heimdall Data provides synchronization scripts for other databases as well, allowing all Amazon RDS instance types to be supported in a similar way. Using Active Directory authentication allows organizations to standardize their password and authorization management via a globally available authentication store, reducing management overhead and improving security and auditing capabilities.
How Tech Mahindra’s InfoWise Accelerates the AWS Cloud Journey Through Data Modernization
Lack of a modernization strategy can result in unwanted downtime, excess investment, poor quality service, and dead-weight assets into the modernized platform. This post talks about how InfoWise, a Tech Mahindra solution, accelerates the first two stages of the cloud data migration and modernization journey: search and discover and plan and strategy. InfoWise also helps recommend the migration priority by running various dependency intelligence across all the metadata objects.
Integrating Microsoft Active Directory with AWS Certificate Manager Private CA Using Secardeo certEP
Proper certificate management helps organizations secure their data, authenticate users, and identify devices on their networks. Using Secardeo’s certEP (Certificate Enrollment Proxy) enables customers running Active Directory on AWS (and on premises) to take advantage of the scalable and fully managed nature of AWS Certificate Manager Private Certificate Authority, without sacrificing security or requiring extensive experience managing keys and certificates with hardware security modules.
How Genpact is Innovating the Data-Driven Finance Office
Forward-looking finance teams will build resilience and responsiveness to future disruption. To deliver this strategic mandate, finance offices must be data-driven and share insights that help the organization connect, predict, and adapt within a changing business environment. Learn how Genpact’s data lake analytics reference architecture helps finance teams incorporate functional expertise into AWS solutions with the goal of delivering business impact beyond increased productivity.
How Venerable Accelerated Growth by Modernizing its Mainframes on AWS
Venerable needed to modernize a core business application for managing agent commissions, so they engaged AWS ISV Partner Heirloom Computing and AWS Premier Consulting Partner Cognizant. Learn how Venerable’s Agent Management System (AMS) application was replatformed into a cloud-native Java application running successfully on AWS, through a process known as automated refactoring using the Heirloom product suite.
Servicing Customers on Social Messenger Channels via Amazon Connect Chat
Amazon Connect is an easy-to-use cloud contact center platform that helps enterprises provide superior customer service at a lower cost. TCS has built an adapter that can pick up the customer queries from social messenger channels and bring them into the web chat channel of Amazon Connect. This post describes the high-level architecture of the TCS solution, potential benefits, and ways to extend the solution to leverage other AWS services.
Optimizing Your Kubernetes Clusters with Rancher and Amazon EKS
Though Kubernetes has helped accelerate application delivery and improved the agility of developers, it’s not without its challenges. Organizations are often restricted in their ability to leverage Kubernetes from their own lack of knowledge and limited talent available to their development and infrastructure teams. Learn how Rancher and Amazon EKS together make it easier for users looking to adopt a cloud-native strategy for their infrastructure.
How Rackspace Uses CloudEndure to Accelerate Workloads Migration to AWS
The size and complexity of an initial migration can be complicated for many enterprises. Learn how to migrate (lift and shift) multiple workloads at speed using CloudEndure Migration, and how Rackspace can help guide this migration. Rackspace has created reusable design artifacts together with automation to describe and deploy a collection of AWS services capable of hosting CloudEndure Migration. This solution provides full IP connectivity between your data center and AWS.
Choosing the Right DNS Architecture for VMware Cloud on AWS
Domain Name System (DNS) is a critical component of any infrastructure as it provides the hostname to IP address resolution that applications rely on. VMware Cloud on AWS customers have many options to implement hybrid DNS solutions, ranging from self-hosted to fully managed native services from AWS. Learn about DNS architectures that use native AWS services as well as traditional Active Directory designs, as well as integration with Amazon Route 53 Private Hosted Zones and inbound endpoints.
How to Upgrade Large Windows 2008 R2 Workloads in Place
Upgrading legacy systems to the cloud can seem daunting and time-consuming, but with the right combination of AWS Systems Manager, AWS Directory Service, and a few simple AWS Lambda functions, you can upgrade from your outdated Windows environments flawlessly, seamlessly, and at scale. Learn how you can run an in-place upgrade of your Windows 2008 R2 production instances to Windows 2019 R2, and how to control instance tagging so you can orchestrate the root volume replacement process.