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AWS Summit Santa Clara 2016 Recap

This is a guest post from Paul Sears, Partner SA, Amazon Web Services On July 12th – 13th, AWS hosted the 2016 AWS Summit Santa Clara. Attendees took part in AWS and Partner-led technical sessions, bootcamps, and GameDay, and had the opportunity to interact with a wide range of Consulting and Technology Partners in the […]

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July Partner SA Highlights – Learn About Opsee, Splunk, and Twistlock

Our Partner Solutions Architect (SA) teams work closely with APN Partners, and become very familiar with APN Partner solutions that are either built on, or integrate with, AWS. Needless to say, our SAs often discover APN Partner solutions that take advantage of AWS in unique and innovative ways to help solve customer needs. Each month, we’re […]

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Introducing the SaaS Enablement Framework for AWS Partners

The software as a service (SaaS) delivery model presents developers with a new landscape of technical, operational, and deployment considerations. Fully embracing the agility profile of SaaS often means re-thinking the fundamentals of how you approach your business. This is further complicated by the fact that there is no single strategy for implementing SaaS solutions. […]

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Migrating Applications to SaaS: Rethinking Your Design

In my previous blog post in this series, I outlined some strategies for migrating applications to the software as a service (SaaS) model. That first post focused on minimally invasive approaches that allowed organizations to move existing solutions to AWS without altering the fundamentals of their application’s design or architecture. While limiting the moving parts […]

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How AWS Partners Can Optimize Healthcare by Orchestrating HIPAA Workloads on AWS

Christopher Crosbie was also a contributor on this post. In his new book, The Death of Cancer, world renowned oncologist Dr. Vincent T. DeVita Jr. laments: “… it illustrates what has been, for me, a source of perennial frustration: at this date, we are not limited by the science; we are limited by our ability […]

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How to Deploy a High Availability Web Service on AWS Using Spotinst

Working as a solutions architect with AWS partners, one of my many areas of focus is on reducing the cost of infrastructure for members of the AWS Partner Network.  I review infrastructure design and methodologies in order to improve operational efficiencies with an emphasis on cost reduction.  A part of that review identifies the optimal […]

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Migrating Applications to SaaS: A Minimally Invasive Approach

The software as a service (SaaS) delivery model is very compelling to many organizations. Agility, market responsiveness, shared infrastructure costs—they all represent an opportunity for businesses to transform their approach to how they build, operate, and monetize their products. The reality, however, is that these same organizations often have a significant investment in their existing […]

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Oracle Database Encryption Options on Amazon RDS

As a solutions architect at AWS, I get opportunities to answer customer and partner queries. Many queries require extensive research. This blog post is an outcome of my research on various encryption options such as Oracle Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) and Oracle Native Network Encryption (NNE) and SSL options on Amazon RDS. It explains how Amazon […]

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Managing SaaS Users with Amazon Cognito

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User management is one of those fundamental concepts that must be tackled by every software as a service (SaaS) provider. There are a handful of approaches that are commonly used to address this need. Some teams prefer to build out their own user management services while others rely on third-party identity providers to fill this […]

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Taking NAT to the Next Level in AWS CloudFormation Templates

Santiago Cardenas is a Partner Solutions Architect (SA) at AWS.   So you’re already creating your cloud infrastructure using AWS CloudFormation to automate your deployments through infrastructure-as-code. As you design the virtual network, you’re probably already using public and private subnets within your Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC), given the best practices of subnet isolation […]

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