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Tag: AWS Partner Solutions Architects (SA)

The Top 10 Most Popular APN Blog Posts of 2016

What a year it’s been! The goal of the APN Blog was to bring you information on all of the latest news from the APN throughout the year, while also delivering content on a number of technical topics developed by both AWS and APN Partners. Before we wrap up 2016, we want to take a moment and tell you […]

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Financial Services Segment re:Invent Recap

This is a guest post from Peter Williams. Peter is a Partner Solutions Architect (SA), and he focuses on the Financial Services segment.  This year’s AWS re:Invent conference keynotes reminded us that we are at a seminal moment in the history of technological innovation. Businesses are transforming their operating model to take advantage of disruptive […]

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2016 Technical Recap: Healthcare and Life Sciences

By Aaron Friedman. Aaron Friedman is a Healthcare & Life Sciences Solutions Architect for Amazon Web Services. What an exciting time to be building healthcare and life science solutions on the AWS Cloud! One of my favorite things about my job is seeing the industry-shaping solutions that our HCLS partners are building. To highlight some of […]

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How to Integrate Your SaaS Service with SaaS Subscriptions for AWS Marketplace

The following is a guest post from David Aiken, Partner Solutions Architect (SA) for AWS Marketplace The AWS Marketplace SaaS Subscription feature allows customers to find, subscribe and pay for the usage of your SaaS solution through AWS. In this post I’ll give you a quick overview describing the concepts, integration points and how to get […]

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Get Started with HashiCorp Consul and Vault on AWS with Our New AWS Quick Starts

We’re pleased to announce our latest AWS Quick Start reference deployments, Consul and Vault by HashiCorp, an AWS DevOps Competency Partner. We developed these Quick Starts in collaboration with HashiCorp, and we feel that these guides represent current best practices in Consul and Vault deployments. Consul and Vault are two very popular tools in the […]

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Automating ECR Authentication on Marathon with the Amazon ECR Credential Helper

This is a guest post from Erin McGill and Brandon Chavis, Partner Solution Architects with AWS.  Are you running the Datacenter Operating System (DC/OS) on AWS and want to leverage the Amazon EC2 Container Registry (Amazon ECR) without managing Docker registry credentials or scheduling a periodic job to authenticate with ECR on your DC/OS hosts? […]

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How Signiant Uses AWS Lambda and Amazon DynamoDB to run its SaaS Solution on AWS

By Mike Deck, Partner Solutions Architect, AWS When AWS Lambda was launched in 2014, it unlocked an ability for AWS customers and partners to implement full-featured, scalable solutions without the need to deploy or manage any servers. I work with many SaaS partners who are now leveraging the serverless model for various components of their architecture. […]

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August Partner SA Highlights: Learn about Freshservice, Fugue, and Zerto!

Each month, our goal is to provide background on a few APN Partner solutions that Partner SA team members want to highlight. You’ll hear from the SAs themselves about what the solution does, and what they find to be interesting about the solution. In July, we told you about Opsee, Splunk, and Twistlock. While we’re admittedly […]

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How to Build Sparse EBS Volumes for Fun and Easy Snapshotting

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This post is co-authored by Ian Scofield and Mike Ruiz, both Partner Solutions Architects at AWS  Introduction If you are familiar with Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS) and the Amazon EBS volume snapshotting process, you may know that we recommend initializing – that is, reading every block – on volumes that have been created from […]

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AWS Networking for Developers

This post is co-authored with Mark Stephens, Partner Solutions Architect, AWS If you’re a developer and are new to AWS, there is a good chance you have not had the need to set up or configure many networks. As a developer that has a need to work with infrastructure, you might end up running into […]

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