AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog

Tag: Big Data

AWS Competency_featured

New Validation Checklists Clarify Requirements for the AWS Competency Program

To receive the AWS Competency designation, APN Partners must undergo rigorous technical validation and assessment of 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 Competency Validation Checklists. The checklists highlighted in this post are for APN Consulting Partners, who in many cases undergo technical validation through ISSI, a third-party auditor.

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AWS DevOps

How APN Partner Infosys Uses AWS to Provide a Boundaryless Architecture Solution

In an era where always-on connectivity, IoT, and unstructured data in the public domain are the new normal, the ability of companies to compete and differentiate rests on their ability to leverage data and analytics. In this post, we explore how Infosys is leveraging AWS to provide clients with a solution based on Boundaryless Architecture. Infosys is an APN Premier Consulting Partner and Managed Service Provider with AWS Competencies in both Migration and Financial Services.

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Data Lakes

How to Unleash Mainframe Data with AWS and Attunity Replicate

Historically, mainframes have hosted core-business processes, applications, and data, all of which are blocked in these rigid and expensive systems. AWS and Attunity can liberate mainframe data in real-time, enabling customers to exploit its full business value for data lakes, analytics, innovation, or modernization purposes. In this post, we describe how customers use Attunity Replicate real-time data streaming to put mainframe core-business data onto AWS.

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Amazon Athena

Now You Can Query and Visualize Amazon Athena Data Directly in Chartio

Amazon Athena is a Presto-distributed SQL engine used to query unstructured data using standard SQL, where you pay only for the amount of data you query. Chartio, an AWS Advanced Technology Partner, recently announced support for Athena. Their solution allows you to query and visualize data stored in an Amazon S3 data lake using standard SQL. You can also use their visual drag-and-drop SQL layer, which generates native SQL queries for you.

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Data Lakes

How to Deploy a Data Lake in Minutes with Cloudwick’s Data Lake Foundation on AWS Quick Start

To gain the insights needed to fuel business growth, organizations need to collect more data and do more with it. That’s where a data lake can help—it’s a repository that holds a large amount of raw data in its native (structured or unstructured) format until that data is needed, enabling you to accommodate virtually any use case. Check out Cloudwick’s Data Lake Foundation on AWS Quick Start, and then drill down a bit deeper into the workings and value of the data catalog.

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AWS Solution Space

New AWS Solution Space Launches with 10 Customer-Ready Solutions

AWS Solution Space allows AWS Competency Partners to showcase customer-ready solutions based on architectures validated by AWS. These are quick, cost effective, repeatable solutions meant to create new business leading to production workloads. Customers can also request AWS support for launching each solution. At launch, we are featuring 10 customer-ready solutions: 5 for Big Data, 3 for Machine Learning, one for Security, and one for End User Computing.

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AWS Quick Starts

Enterprise-Wide Data Asset Discovery, Analytics, and Governance on the AWS Cloud

As a leader in enterprise cloud data management, Informatica accelerates AWS data management for data warehouse modernization, data lakes, data migration, and data cataloging. Informatica is an AWS Advanced Technology Partner and holds the AWS Big Data Competency. Informatica’s Enterprise Data Catalog (EDC) Quick Start deploys the artificial intelligence-powered data catalog on the AWS Cloud and enables organizations to discover and catalog assets from data sources across the enterprise.

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APN Partner Success_featured

ClearScale Implements Large AWS Data Lake to Help C4ADS with Data Analysis

The Center for Advanced Defense Studies (C4ADS) is a nonprofit organization based in Washington D.C. that provides data-driven analysis and evidence-based reporting on global conflict and transnational security issues. Because their analysts must comb through extensive records from different sources, it became increasingly difficult to make use of all the data. ClearScale, an AWS Premier Consulting Partner, implemented a large data lake on AWS to make the data more user-friendly for C4ADS analysts.

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AWS Partner Webinar Series- September and October

The AWS Partner Webinar Series is a selection of live and recorded online presentations that cover a broad range of topics at varying technical levels and scale. Each webinar is hosted by an AWS Solutions Architect and an AWS Competency Partner who has successfully helped customers evaluate and implement the tools, techniques, and technologies of […]

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Three new AWS Training specialty courses now available

AWS Training can help APN Partners deepen AWS knowledge and skills and better serve customers. We are adding three of our most popular training bootcamps from events to our permanent instructor-led training portfolio based on feedback from our customers. These one-day courses are intended for individuals who would like to dive deeper into a specialized […]

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