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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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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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Governance in the AWS Cloud: The Right Balance Between Agility and Safety

Cloud infrastructure provides more agility than traditional IT, meaning organizations must think differently about how they design, build, and manage applications. Cloud resources need a stronger integration between IT and organizational governance, as builders need to be able to operate in a cloud environment that’s agile and safe. Hear from APN Ambassador Paolo Latella, who introduces a decentralized model of cloud governance that can help you strike the right balance between agility and safety.

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How Version 1 Migrated Martin Currie’s Windows Workloads to AWS to Enable Agility and Innovation

Learn how Version 1 helped specialist investment management organization Martin Currie migrate its technical estate that was held in data centers to AWS over a period of 12 months. The data center contract was expiring in 12 months, and the migration had to be performed at a blistering pace without interruption to the organization or its customers. We’ll also explore how Version 1 continues to help modernize the company’s workloads using managed AWS services.

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Say Hello to 74 New AWS Competency, Service Delivery, Service Ready, and MSP Partners Added in February

We are excited to highlight 74 AWS Partners that received new designations in February for our global AWS Competency, AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP), AWS Service Delivery, and AWS Service Ready programs. These designations span workload, solution, and industry, and help AWS customers identify top AWS Partners that can deliver on core business objectives. AWS Partners are focused on your success, helping customers take full advantage of the business benefits AWS has to offer.

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How to Automate Cost and Performance Improvement Through gp3 Upgrades Using AWS Systems Manager

Automatically identifying and upgrading existing SSD volumes to take advantage of the new gp3 general purpose volumes for Amazon EBS can help organizations reduce storage costs. Learn how to upgrade your existing gp2 volumes, without interruption, to the next generation of general purpose SSD volumes using AWS Systems Manager. This a core component of nubeGo’s Cloud Managed Service (NCMS) which helps customers automate cost savings, security guardrails, and compliance requirements with minimal effort.

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Say Hello to 83 New AWS Competency, Service Delivery, Service Ready, and MSP Partners Added in October

We are excited to highlight 83 APN Partners that received new designations in October for our global AWS Competency, AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP), AWS Service Delivery, and AWS Service Ready 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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How HeleCloud Used AWS Secrets Manager to Automate Credentials Rotation of MS SQL on Amazon EC2

HeleCloud combines AWS Secrets Manager and the AWS Systems Manager Run Command into a solution that automatically rotates secrets for databases running on Amazon EC2. In addition to automatically rotating your secrets, it allows you to access them in applications running on Amazon EKS. Learn about the HeleCloud solution and walk through the code snippets and steps required to set up automatic credentials rotation of MS SQL Server running on Amazon EC2.

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How to Upgrade Large Windows 2008 R2 Workloads in Place

Upgrading legacy systems to the cloud can seem daunting and time-consuming, but with the right combination of AWS Systems Manager, AWS Directory Service, and a few simple AWS Lambda functions, you can upgrade from your outdated Windows environments flawlessly, seamlessly, and at scale. Learn how you can run an in-place upgrade of your Windows 2008 R2 production instances to Windows 2019 R2, and how to control instance tagging so you can orchestrate the root volume replacement process.

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New-Look AWS Service Delivery Validation Checklists for APN Consulting Partners

To receive the AWS Service Delivery designation, organizations must undergo rigorous technical validation. They are also assessed on the security, performance, and reliability of their AWS solutions. To help APN Consulting Partners better understand this process and our validation requirements, we are releasing new versions of the AWS Service Delivery Validation Checklists. These outline for the customer case study and technical criteria needed to achieve the AWS Service Delivery designation.

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