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Tag: AWS Partner Solutions Architect (SA) Guest Post

Automatically Delete Terminated Instances in Chef Server with AWS Lambda and CloudWatch Events

If you’re struggling with cleaning up terminated instances registered with third-party services, you can use a combination of several AWS services to help out. A common example is dealing with the remnants of terminated instances from Auto Scaling groups.  Throughout this post, I’ll talk about how you can use AWS Lambda and Amazon CloudWatch Events […]

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AWS Migration

Amazon VPC for On-Premises Network Engineers – Part 1

Editor’s note: This is the first of a popular two-part series by Nick Matthews. Read Part 2 >> 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 […]

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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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Amazon Web Services

Modeling SaaS Tenant Profiles on AWS

Editor’s note: For the latest information, visit the SaaS on AWS website. By Tod Golding, Partner Solutions Architect at 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 […]

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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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AWS Operations

Terraform: Beyond the Basics with AWS

Editor’s note: For the latest information on Terraform by HashiCorp, visit the Terraform website. By Josh Campbell and Brandon Chavis, Partner Solutions Architects at AWS 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, […]

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AWS Big Data

Multi-Tenant Storage with Amazon DynamoDB

Editor’s note: For the latest information, visit the DynamoDB website. By Tod Golding, Partner Solutions Architect at AWS 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 partitioning […]

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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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