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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

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 make it challenging for SaaS architects to identify a model that can efficiently anticipate and respond to these variations.

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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 SaaS environments, this becomes a much more challenging problem. With SaaS, tenants often share some or all of a system’s infrastructure resources.

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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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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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How Implementing a Real World Evidence Platform on AWS Drives Real World Business Value

Guest post by Scot Johnson, a Solution Architect for ConvergeHEALTH by Deloitte, part of Deloitte Consulting LLP’s Innovation group (DCI). In light of new laws such as the 21st Century Cures Act and evolving scientific insights, life sciences companies are being pressed to demonstrate clinical value to payers and health authorities.  As a result, life […]

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Financial Services meets FRTB Regulations using AWS

Learn how Financial Services partners like IHS Markit are using AWS to address financial regulatory requirements for financial risk management.  FRTB Regulation New Basel financial risk regulations released in 2016 are transforming global bank risk systems. In January 2016, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision published the Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) standards, which […]

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New AWS CloudFormation Stack Quick-Create Links Feature Simplifies Customer Onboarding

At AWS, we listen to our customers and partners to learn where we can improve, and our roadmap is almost exclusively driven by customer feedback. Based on the feedback we received on the customer onboarding process, we are pleased to announce that the AWS CloudFormation team has added the Stack Quick-Create Links feature which solves the issues of embedding parameters in the launch stack URL, and directing users to an AWS CloudFormation wizard that has been reduced to a single page.

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Qubole featured in AWS “This is My Architecture”

By Paul Sears. Paul is a Partner Solutions Architect (SA) at AWS.  Qubole opened up the hood of their architecture of their Qubole Data Service (QDS) as Suresh Ramaswamy, Senior Director Engineering from Qubole discusses how they built their big data platform (QDS) on AWS. Suresh outlines how QDS manages the data processing infrastructure, automatically […]

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Wrap Up: Cross-Account Role Onboarding Workflow

By Ian Scofield. Ian is a Partner Solutions Architect (SA) at AWS.  Over the course of three blog posts (Parts 1, 2, and 3), we’ve been discussing a new way for APN Partners to onboard customers, focusing on the creation of cross-account roles.  Throughout this series, we’ve proposed the usage of AWS CloudFormation for the […]

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