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Top Recommendations for IAM from Our AWS Heroes – Part 2: The Visual Editor and Federation

AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)‘s 10th anniversary continues with Part 2 of our blog series. Writing an IAM policy can be tricky, but don’t feel overwhelmed. Learn how the IAM visual editor helps you create policies by providing helpful documentation and the correct syntax. You’ll also learn why you should use federation due to the short-term credentials made possible by IAM roles. More tips like these can be found throughout our 4-part blog series.

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Leveraging Amazon EC2 F1 Instances for Development and Red Teaming in DARPA’s First-Ever Bug Bounty Program

Learn how DARPA engaged AWS Premier Consulting Partner Effectual to ensure a secure and reliable AWS environment, as well as to develop a serverless web application that allowed click-button FPGA SoC provisioning to red team researchers for the different processor variants. The result was DARPA’s first public bug bounty program, which enabled research teams to improve their hardware defenses by addressing any discovered weaknesses or bugs.

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IAM 10th Anniversary: Top Recommendations for Working with IAM from Our AWS Heroes – Part 1

This year marks the 10th anniversary of AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM), which is essential in securing your applications and your AWS environment as a whole. To help you get the most out of this critical AWS service, we are excited to share a blog series featuring top recommendations for using IAM from AWS Heroes and APN Ambassadors, who will share recommendations which are driven from personal experiences using a service that’s foundational for the security of AWS customers.

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Warming Amazon EC2 Instances Using AWS Lambda to Improve Application Availability

The legacy nature of its Windows application was a challenge faced by a rail manufacturer while migrating to AWS was. Refactoring the application to leverage AWS cloud-native features was not a viable option in this case, as the vendor had stopped their software maintenance and support. Learn how IBM leveraged AWS to improve the application’s long startup time by implementing a warming functionality using AWS Lambda and AWS Systems Manager.

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Automate Your AWS DevOps Validation Pipeline with the Infosys Cloud Infrastructure Validation Solution

An often-overlooked aspect of migration is the configuration checks on the underlying cloud infrastructure. In order to make sure the foundational infrastructure is safe, secure and compliant, there’s a need to validate the cloud configuration early in the migration cycle. Infosys has developed an innovative automation solution that addresses the need for secure configuration reviews, while ensuring agility and reliability through the migration journey.

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Managing SAP HANA Database Backups on AWS with Linke’s Emory Cloud Backup

A top priority for customers running SAP workloads on AWS is to regularly back up their databases to recover them in case of failure. Regarding where to ship the backups, Amazon S3 is a cost-effective, highly durable, and reliable storage service. Dive deep on one of the SAP-certified third-party backup solutions: Emory Cloud Backup, developed by Linke. Emory Cloud Backup allows you to manage and store SAP databases backups—like SAP HANA, Oracle, and SAP ASE (Sybase)—directly on Amazon S3.

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AWS Cloud Economics: Where Every Dollar Counts

Organizations hosting workloads on the cloud are more flexible and scalable, but this also comes with varying costs and the onus is on the organization to choose the appropriate service and cost. Cloud cost optimization should be an integral part of the transformation process and not just an operations task. Learn about Cognizant’s AWS economics service offering and how cost optimization techniques can be incorporated into AWS across the different stages of cloud transformation.

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How Onica’s Elastic Engineering Team Automated Disaster Recovery for Amazon RDS Instances

As organizations move to AWS, ensuring you have an effective disaster recovery (DR) strategy in place to manage outages is paramount. Through defining a common understanding of RTO and RPO requirements, organizations can adequately design for DR solutions. Learn how Onica’s Elastic Engineering team co-created a solution with a client that leverages serverless architecture and enables an automated backup and restore for Amazon RDS instances.

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How Atos Transformed a Customer’s SAP Landscape with Minimal Downtime and Low Risk

Like many SAP customers, one of Atos’ customers had a large, on-premises environment, encompassing a combination of virtual and physical servers and traditional storage. Learn about the migration process used to move the customer from their on-premises estate to AWS. We’ll also describe the target architecture used within AWS, along with the benefits the customer has achieved both during and post migration.

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Making Blockchains Interoperable and Agile with HCL CoTrust Platform and AWS

Blockchain is being compared with the “network of networks,” and rightly so as the traits between both are similar. The introduction of more technology platforms gives users choice but also increases the siloes. To make a blockchain network work in an enterprise, there has to be a glue which sticks all of these platforms together. Learn how AWS Premier Consulting Partner HCL Technologies built a highly scalable, cost-effective, and easy-to-integrate blockchain platform called CoTrust that is architected to deploy on AWS.

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