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Tag: AWS Service Catalog

Reducing the Cost of Managing Multiple AWS Accounts Using AWS Control Tower

As larger and more complex workloads are deployed on AWS, multi-account solutions are an increasingly common architectural blueprint. Often referred to as cloud “landing zones,” these blueprints enable simple administrative boundaries. However, using multiple accounts increases the complexity of security tooling, access control and authorization, and cross-account networking. AWS Control Tower simplifies the process of setting up multi-account environments with predefined security baseline templates.

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Using Terraform to Manage AWS Programmable Infrastructures

Terraform and AWS CloudFormation allow you to express infrastructure resources as code and manage them programmatically. Each has its advantages, but some enterprises already have expertise in Terraform and prefer using it to manage their AWS resources. To accommodate that preference, CloudFormation allows you to use non-AWS resources to manage AWS infrastructure. Learn the steps to create a CloudFormation registry resource type for Terraform and deploy it as an AWS Service Catalog product.

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Deploying Code Faster with Serverless Framework and AWS Service Catalog

Serverless Framework is an open source project and popular choice for many AWS customers who wish to quickly construct and deploy serverless applications. For developers and operations professionals, Serverless Framework builds, packages, and deploys code with one simple command. Learn about a solution that GoDaddy and AWS jointly developed leveraging Serverless Framework to expedite and simplify the code deployment process.

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How to Automate Cloud Governance to Achieve Safety at Speed

Compliance-as-code is an alternative to performing a manual audit. It’s an automated method to check that controls are being followed where rules are written in a programming language that can be run on an event. The source of this event could be from a recurring schedule, or from a change that has happened in the environment. Mechanical Rock uses AWS Service Catalog to distribute common infrastructure patterns that enable development teams to quickly build and deploy modern cloud native applications.

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Say Hello to 73 New AWS Competency, MSP, and Service Delivery Partners Added in August

We are excited to highlight 73 APN Partners that received new designations in August for our global AWS Competency, AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP), and AWS Service Delivery programs. These designations span workload, solution, and industry, and help AWS customers identify top APN Partners that can deliver on core business objectives. APN Partners are focused on your success, helping customers take full advantage of the business benefits AWS has to offer.

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Scheduling Provisioning and Termination of Amazon EMR Clusters with AWS Service Catalog Connector for ServiceNow

Scheduling when to provision Amazon EMR clusters allows data scientists to run analytics workloads at their own schedule. Scheduling when to terminate clusters allows them to run analytics workloads only when they need them. Here, we demonstrates how to automatically schedule provisioning and termination of EMR clusters by utilizing AWS Service Catalog Connector for ServiceNow. The capability discussed in this post can also be extended to other AWS services.

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Automating Security, Governance, and Monitoring in AWS Landing Zone to Save Time, Effort, and Cost

Enterprises migrating to AWS with multiple applications and distributed teams often lack centralized governance, management, or security systems. With AWS Landing Zone, you can configure and provision a secure, scalable, automated, multi-account AWS environment aligned with AWS best practices without existing resources. It gives you granular, centralized control over your cloud workloads, with a consistent level of security and compliance across all accounts.

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Enforce Centralized Tag Compliance Using AWS Service Catalog, DynamoDB, Lambda, and CloudWatch Events

Some customers have a central database where they keep tag values, and they want to enforce tags at provisioning using the tag enforcement capability of AWS Service Catalog. In this post, we’ll show you how to implement tag options so the tag option library is automatically updated when new tags are added to Amazon DynamoDB. Using this solution ensures that all the AWS Service Catalog products launched by end users will be automatically tagged with a standard set of values defined by your organization.

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Building Self-Healing Infrastructure-as-Code with Dynatrace, AWS Lambda, and AWS Service Catalog

In this post, we demonstrate how using Dynatrace, AWS Lambda, and AWS Service Catalog, customers can build a workflow to initiate the required incident response action to the problems detected by Dynatrace AI, which detects and triggers a problem notification when an end user is impacted with the real user experience, service level agreements (SLAs), or service availability due to the underlying system resources. Dynatrace is an AWS Competency Partner.

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Meet the 8 New AWS Service Delivery Partners Added in October

The AWS Service Delivery Program identifies and endorses APN Partners with validated customer experience and a deep understanding of specific AWS services, such as Amazon Aurora, Amazon Redshift, and Amazon EC2 for Windows. Please join us in congratulating these top 8 APN Partners on achieving AWS Service Delivery Program designations in October. Each organization follows AWS best practices and has proven success delivering AWS services to end customers.

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