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Tag: AWS Partner Solutions Architect (SA) Guest Post

Amazon VPC for On-Premises Network Engineers, Part One

By Nick Matthews, Partner Solutions Architect, CCIE #23560 I relate better to networking when people use words and phrases I know, such as “router on a stick,” “MPLS WAN,” and “VRF,” and then show me a packet capture. That’s because I’m a network engineer, and it’s how we talk. As more organizations move to Amazon […]

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Architecting Microservices Using Weave Net and Amazon EC2 Container Service

In the past, it was far more common to have services that were relatively static. You might remember having a database server that existed on a fixed IP, and you probably had a static DNS mapping to that server. If this information changed, it could be a problem. However, in the cloud we accept change […]

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Modeling SaaS Tenant Profiles on AWS

Most software companies understand the importance of being customer focused. The adoption of agile software development practices was heavily influenced by the needs of software organizations to connect to, and focus on, the continually evolving needs of their customers. Now, take this basic reality and imagine how it manifests itself in the world of SaaS […]

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Securely Accessing Customer AWS Accounts with Cross-Account IAM Roles

As a Partner Solutions Architect, I look at a lot of AWS Partner Network (APN) Partner software and services. I like trying new things and experiencing the exciting solutions that our APN Partners are building. Security is job zero at AWS, so when I work with our APN Partners, there’s one thing I look for […]

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Terraform: Beyond the Basics with AWS

This is a guest post co-authored by Josh Campbell and Brandon Chavis, two of our Partner Solutions Architect (SA) team members.  What is Terraform? Terraform by HashiCorp, an APN Technology Partner and AWS DevOps Competency Partner, is an “infrastructure as code” tool similar to AWS CloudFormation that allows you to create, update, and version your AWS […]

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Multi-Tenant Storage with Amazon DynamoDB

Tod Golding is an AWS Partner Solutions Architect (SA). He works closely with our SaaS Partner ecosystem.  If you’re designing a true multi-tenant software as a service (SaaS) solution, you’re likely to devote a significant amount of time to selecting a strategy for effectively partitioning your system’s tenant data. On Amazon Web Services (AWS), your […]

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Data Democratization with APN Technology Partner Calgary Scientific

Christopher Crosbie MPH, MS and AWS Partner Network (APN) Solutions Architect As a Healthcare and Life Science-focused Partner Solutions Architect, I have an opportunity to meet with a variety of APN partners who are using cloud computing to enhance the healthcare and life science industries. I also gain insight into the way our APN partners […]

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How to Prepare Your Business and Technical Teams on AWS

Erik Farr is a Partner Solutions Architect (SA) with the AWS Partner Network (APN).  My Amazon Web Services (AWS) journey started in late 2012, when I opened a cloud consulting practice at a firm that was an AWS Partner Network (APN) Premier Partner. As an APN Partner, I found AWS training courses and certifications invaluable, […]

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The 10 Most Popular APN Blog Posts of 2015

We launched the APN Blog in late November 2014, and I’ve loved developing and growing this blog as an outlet of news and information about the APN. It’s also been quite a treat to get to work with teams across AWS and with a number of APN Partners around the globe to highlight great APN Partner stories and […]

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Active Directory Single Sign-On (SSO) on AWS with Bitium

Bitium, an APN Technology Partner, offers an enterprise-grade solution for single sign-on, application and user management, password management, directory integration, and security and compliance.  By utilizing the Bitium software as a service (SaaS) solution, we are going to demonstrate the integration of Microsoft Active Directory (AD) logins with the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Management Console […]

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