Tag: AWS SaaS Factory
Most applications require a form of identity service to manage, authenticate, and authorize users. In SaaS applications, multi-tenancy adds specific challenges to this task. To meet these needs, SaaS builders must consider integrating with an identity service provider. AWS services such as Amazon Cognito or AWS Partner services like Auth0 provide deep expertise in the field and allow you to focus on your SaaS application’s value proposition while relying on a secure, feature-rich identity provider.
The Cost Optimization Pillar of the SaaS Lens for the AWS Well-Architected Framework emphasizes the need for expenditure awareness by measuring tenant consumption and correlating it to tenant costs. This can prove challenging in SaaS solutions, where resources are shared across tenants. Learn how to leverage CloudZero to gain visibility into tenant consumption, and how you can gain insights into tenant cost using CloudZero’s Enhanced Unit Cost Analytics.
Every SaaS architecture must introduce mechanisms and policies that prevent noisy neighbor conditions. Getting these policies right is essential to building a robust SaaS solution that delivers a consistent experience to customers. This post looks at the different strategies that can be used to introduce the throttles (transaction rate) and quotas (transaction volume) that manage each tenant’s activity, exploring the various AWS services that can be used to bring these concepts to life.
Amazon OpenSearch Service is frequently used by SaaS providers to address a broad range of use cases. The use of Amazon OpenSearch Service in a multi-tenant environment, however, introduces a collection of new considerations that will influence how you partition, isolate, deploy, and manage your solution. Explore the strategies and patterns that are used to address these common issues, and look at the specific models used to represent and isolate each tenant’s data with Amazon OpenSearch Service constructs.
Adspert is an ad tech specialist that supports e-commerce companies in maximizing their profit on Amazon, eBay, Google and Bing by optimizing their pay-per-click (PPC) campaigns. The AWS SaaS Factory team spoke with Adspert to learn about the transformation their business went through in the last six months and the process of changing their SaaS packing and pricing changes, outcomes, impact on their product strategy, and business model.
Armory recently launched its Continuous Deployment-as-a-Service solution which delivers the ability to declaratively automate your entire deployment process across multiple environments so that development teams can focus on writing great code rather than deploying it. Learn how the AWS SaaS Factory team supported Armory during the design of the solution through deep-dive workshops and sessions that helped accelerate the delivery of the SaaS product.
Building multi-tenant systems can represent a major effort for some teams. This post focuses on introducing strategies that allow developers to write their day-to-day code without having to think about how tenancy might influence their implementation. AWS Lambda Layers allow SaaS architects to centralize tenant-aware libraries without impacting the size or load-time of your application’s functions.
In celebration of the 10-year anniversary of the AWS Partner Network (APN), we are highlighting some of our AWS Partners who have grown with us over the past decade. F5 is an industry leader in cloud security and application services with 25+ years of experience helping businesses accelerate and simplify cloud migration. We spoke with Dave Morrissey, AWS Global Alliance Director at F5, to talk about how they worked closely with AWS teams to launch the company’s first SaaS offering, and F5’s plans for the future.
With support from AWS SaaS Factory, CHESA built and launched Acorn Cloud as a SaaS solution on AWS, allowing small and mid-size creative teams to create, edit, and deliver video content, while lowering the barrier of entry for access to collaboration tools as fully managed services. Hear from Lance Hukill, Chief Commercial Officer at CHESA, and about the value the new Acorn Cloud SaaS platform brings to customers.
Dalet is an AWS Partner and leading technology and service provider for media-rich organizations. We recently spoke with Mathieu Zarouk, Director of Product Marketing at Dalet, to learn more about the new Dalet Flex for teams SaaS solution and the value it brings to customers. We asked Mathieu to share insights from Dalet’s transition to SaaS that can help other software providers planning to adopt this delivery model.