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How to Start Your AWS Storage Journey with the APN Storage Navigate Track

Storage is a foundational component to every technology solution because data is a company’s most strategic asset. To help AWS Partners accelerate their storage transformation journey and meet this critical need for their own customers, we are excited to launch the APN Storage Navigate Track. This track helps partners prepare for the AWS Storage Competency, a designation that highlights AWS Partners’ technical proficiency and proven customer success.

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How nClouds Helps Accelerate Data Delivery with Apache Hudi on Amazon EMR

Apache Hudi on Amazon EMR is an ideal solution for large-scale and near real-time applications that require incremental data pipelines and processing. This post provides a step-by-step method to perform a proof of concept for Apache Hudi on Amazon EMR. Learn how a non-customer-facing PoC solution from nClouds set up a new data and analytics platform using Apache Hudi on Amazon EMR and other managed services, including Amazon QuickSight for data visualization.

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How to Be Successful in the AWS Well-Architected Partner Program: A Guide for APN Consulting Partners

Thanks to the dedication and skill of APN Partners throughout the world, the AWS Well-Architected Partner Program continues to drive benefits for our customers while building a new business stream for partners. Learn about the essential areas that will assist partners in building a successful consultancy practice through the use of tried and tested techniques. The tips provided in this post represent the majority of the feedback we have received from the field in terms of areas where consultancy partners have seen success.

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Improving Your AWS Cloud Applications with New AWS Well-Architected Best Practices

AWS recently launched a new version of the AWS Well-Architected Framework, and updates to the AWS Well-Architected Tool. The new changes were made in response to industry trends, as well as feedback from customers and AWS Well-Architected Partners. This post provides a brief overview of what’s new and is intended for AWS Well-Architected Partners, members of the AWS Partner Network (APN) who are new to AWS Well-Architected, or AWS Cloud customers.

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Transforming the Traveling Experience with Accenture 5G Smart Airport Assistant and Amazon AR/VR

The aviation industry has long been in the vanguard of digital disruption. An interactive navigation and operations solution developed by the Accenture AWS Business Group (AABG) can improve the airport experience of travelers, whether they are waiting for a flight or looking for a check-in area, food court, lounge, transportation, or customer service counter. Accenture’s smart airport assistant, called 5G-Connected Airport, uses facial recognition to help travelers pass quickly through security once they have registered.

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Using Shift-Left to Find Vulnerabilities Before Deployment with Trend Micro Template Scanner

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.

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How Swisscom Saved DroneAnalytics 60% on AWS Services by Using the AWS Well-Architected Framework

DroneAnalytics offers hardware and software solutions for drones and connected objects. The consulting services from Swisscom, based on the AWS Well-Architected Framework, enabled them to more properly monitor their consumption of AWS services. By leveraging Well-Architected best practices and working with Swisscom, DroneAnalytics saved 60 percent on their AWS spend, whilst maintaining the same or better levels of operational efficiency, reliability, and performance.

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How the AWS Well-Architected Program Helps APN Partners Build Better Applications

The AWS Well-Architected Partner Program trains APN Consulting Partners on how to perform Well-Architected workload reviews, enabling you to help AWS customers establish good architectural habits, eliminate risk, and respond faster to changes that affect designs, applications, and workloads. AWS Well-Architected Partners gain the expertise needed to build high-quality solutions, implement best practices, check the state of workloads, and make improvements when and where customers need assistance.

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How Gremlin’s Chaos Engineering Platform Validates AWS Operational Excellence and Reliability

Chaos engineering is the discipline of experimenting on a software system or service to build confidence in its capability to withstand turbulent and unexpected conditions. Its goal is to reveal weaknesses before they break. The AWS Well-Architected Review and chaos engineering go hand-in-hand, and Gremlin’s chaos engineering platform validates your service’s compliance with two pillars of the Well-Architected Framework: operational excellence and reliability.

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The 5 Pillars of the AWS Well-Architected Framework

Creating a software system is a lot like constructing a building. If the foundation is not solid, structural problems can undermine the integrity and function of the building. The AWS Well-Architected Framework helps cloud architects build the most secure, high-performing, resilient, and efficient infrastructure possible for their applications. This framework provides a consistent approach to evaluate architectures, and provides guidance to implement designs that scale with your application needs over time.

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