Tag: AWS SNS
Shift-Left is increasingly being employed within DevOps organizations to ensure companies minimize risk early in their infrastructure as code (IaC) deployment cycle. This post explains how to combine two of the technologies that make Shift-Left possible. The first is AWS CloudFormation, which represents IaC, and the second is Trend Micro’s Template Scanner, which checks your IaC to make sure it conforms to the AWS Well-Architected Framework.
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.
By hosting a Palo Alto Networks VM-Series firewall in an Amazon VPC, you can use AWS native cloud services—such as Amazon CloudWatch, Amazon Kinesis Data Streams, and AWS Lambda—to monitor your firewall for changes in configuration. This post explains why that’s desirable and walks you through the steps required to do it. You now have a way to monitor your Palo Alto Networks firewall that is very similar to how you monitor your AWS environment with AWS Config.
In spite of the rich set of machine learning tools AWS provides, coordinating and monitoring workflows across an ML pipeline remains a complex task. Control-M by BMC Software that simplifies complex application, data, and file transfer workflows, whether on-premises, on the AWS Cloud, or across a hybrid cloud model. Walk through the architecture of a predictive maintenance system we developed to simplify the complex orchestration steps in a machine learning pipeline used to reduce downtime and costs for a trucking company.
Over two days, Steamhaus conducted an AWS Well-Architected Review on-site with the team who designed, built, and currently manage Elmer at Sperry Rail. Elmer uses machine intelligence to inspect thousands of miles of ultrasound scans collected by Sperry’s inspection vehicles, searching for evidence of cracks in the rail. This partnership allowed quick improvements in efficiency, while ensuring the requirements of running the business day-to-day did not get in the way of improving Elmer.
As application complexity increases, the debugging process in production environments gets more complicated as well. AWS understands this challenge and includes tracing tools in its cloud services. For instance, AWS X-Ray helps developers analyze and debug distributed applications, such as those built using a microservices architecture. Epsagon specializes in automated tracing for cloud microservices, providing automated end-to-end tracing across not distributed AWS services.
Learn how APN Partner Toptal applied a horizontally scalable solution for a customer’s image upload processing. This type of serverless solution can reduce the strain on API servers and eliminate the need for running separate servers to handle spikes without crashing. A serverless computing model with AWS Lambda is a natural fit for utility classes of tasks, such as preparing and sending transactional emails and push notifications.
Automation is becoming more and more critical to organizations needing to manage and govern cloud infrastructure. Cloud Conformity’s auto-remediation tool helps to alleviate security and compliance concerns by using AWS Lambda to fix any non-compliant resources within your AWS account. Cloud Conformity is an assurance and governance tool that continuously monitors one or more AWS services based on AWS Well-Architected best practices.
AWS Systems Manager simplifies hybrid cloud management and is a valuable resource for quickly accessing operational insights and taking action in both AWS and on-premises environments. Learn how APN Premier Consulting Partner Onica leverages AWS Systems Manager for, and explore how you organizations can utilize Systems Manager to simplify hybrid environment operations, enabling you to significantly reduce operational overhead and manual procedures.
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 […]