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Partners Can Now Register for the APN TechDive Virtual Conference

Join us for APN TechDive 2019, a virtual conference for members of the APN Partner community. On October 16, 2019, we will host a full day of technical sessions exclusively for APN Partners, as well as live Q&A with AWS experts, and a virtual AWS GameDay event to test your organization’s AWS knowledge and skills. Don’t miss this chance to learn about AWS services and apply your knowledge in a real AWS environment. We’ll see you there!

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How We Rebuilt a Mythical Startup at AWS GameDay

AWS GameDay is a learning exercise designed to familiarize players with an AWS environment, and challenge them to come up with ways to solve problems based on the AWS resources they have available. GameDay has been a showcase event for APN Partners and customers in the Americas, but we wanted to provide this immersive experience to folks working in India as well. At Cognizant’s event, teams used AWS services to track down the absconding CEO of a fictitious unicorn rental company.

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Testing AWS GameDay with AWS Well-Architected Framework – Remediation

This is the second post in our series documenting a project to fix issues with the GameDay architecture by using tenets of the AWS Well-Architected Framework. We cover the steps it took to fix the critical findings identified by the review team. As noted in Part 1 of the series, the review team delivered a list of critical findings we needed to prioritize, as well as a list of non-critical ideas that we should consider in our roadmap.

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Testing AWS GameDay with the AWS Well-Architected Framework – Review

AWS GameDay is an immersive, team-based event we have hosted at AWS Summits and re:Invent over the past few years. The event has teams of players settling into a challenging—and hopefully entertaining—scenario as DevOps leads at Unicorn.Rentals, a popular startup minutes away from the very public launch of a widely anticipated product.

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