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Developers

End User Computing: 2017 Year-in-Review and Key Wins by AWS Partners

In 2017, many AWS Partners invested in efforts to enhance their solutions and help customers migrate enterprise desktop applications to AWS. These Partners are demonstrating the value of supporting AWS services that provide customers with solutions that are secure, easy-to-use, scalable, and cost-effective. We have high expectations Partners will continue to build and optimize products to run on AWS, and provide high-quality technical content, labs, and workshops to guide customer adoption.

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Managing SaaS Identity Through Custom Attributes and Amazon Cognito

Identity is a fundamental design decision that software as a service (SaaS) architects must consider when developing a multi-tenant system. Developers who are building SaaS applications must be able to identify a user, the tenant associated with the user, the user’s permissions, and the relationship a tenant has with the provider, such as usage plan or tier. In this post for SaaS Technology Partners, I will explore how to architect a multi-tenant system and identify tenant context and role using Amazon Cognito.

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AWS Security

Next-Gen Managed Services Security: Social Engineering

APN Partners new to managed services often have questions about how to protect their customers from social engineering attacks and how to best test themselves to meet APN Program requirements. In the same way a traditional MSP is responsible for the physical security of your datacenter, a next-gen MSP is a customer’s trusted resource for helping maintain their portion of the Shared Responsibility Model. Instead of physical keys, the MSP is their customer’s gatekeepers into the cloud.

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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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AWS Cloud Automation

Partner Solutions Achitect Roundup – October

AWS Partner Solutions Architects highlight offerings from APN Technology Partners. Cesanta provides streamlined tools that simplify the onboarding process and unblocks developers. GorillaStack enables customers to apply simple rules to managing cloud resources across all AWS accounts and regions. GuardiCore offers the Centra Security Platform to help bridge the gaps of customers’ security configuration in the AWS cloud.

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AWS Big Data

How DNAnexus and Edico Genome are Powering Precision Medicine on Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Precision medicine relies on the aggregate of many tests to advance healthcare and genome sequencing is one such test that is gaining adoption throughout healthcare. Understanding a patient’s genetic predisposition to different diseases is fundamental to establishing a medical risk baseline. Two of our AWS Partner Network (APN) Partners, DNAnexus and Edico Genome, are working together to advance the principles of precision medicine, and are already changing lives through genomics.

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AWS Partner Network (APN) Partner SA Roundup – September 2017

This month, we have three Partner Solutions Architects who will be highlighting four APN Partners they’ve been working with.  We will hear from David Potes, Chris Hein, and Pratap Ramamurthy, who will dive deeper into offerings from JFrog, Linkerd, Solodev, and Sparkpost! JFrog, by David Potes    A few months ago, I had the opportunity […]

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Building Serverless SaaS Applications on AWS

Software as a service (SaaS) solutions often present architects with a diverse mix of scaling and optimization requirements. With SaaS, your application’s architecture must accommodate a continually shifting landscape of customers and load profiles. The number of customers in the system and their usage patterns can change dramatically on a daily—or even hourly—basis. These dynamics […]

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Calculating Tenant Costs in SaaS Environments

In traditional single-tenant environments, calculating and aggregating infrastructure costs is a pretty straightforward exercise. Typically, each application or customer has its own collection of dedicated resources and tallying the costs is simply a matter of categorizing and summing those costs. However, in multi-tenant software as a service (SaaS) environments, this becomes a much more challenging […]

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How to create an approval flow for an AWS Service Catalog product launch using AWS Lambda

AWS Service Catalog allows organizations to centrally manage commonly deployed IT services, achieve consistent governance, and help meet compliance requirements. AWS Service Catalog provides a standardized landscape for product provisioning. Users browse listings of products (services or applications) that they have access to, locate the product that they want to use, and launch it on […]

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