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Architecting Successful SaaS: Interacting with Your SaaS Customer’s Cloud Accounts

Explore several common AWS services and architectural patterns used by SaaS vendors to interact with their customers’ cloud accounts. Examples of SaaS products requiring some level of account interaction often fall into the categories of logging and monitoring, security, compliance, data analytics, DevOps, workflow management, and resource optimization. SaaS products, such as the ones in these categories, regularly interact with resources in the subscribing customer’s AWS account.

Monitoring Your Palo Alto Networks VM-Series Firewall with a Syslog Sidecar

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.

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Lower TCO and Increase Query Performance by Running Hive on Spark in Amazon EMR

Learn how Mactores helped Seagate Technology to use Apache Hive on Apache Spark for queries larger than 10TB, combined with the use of transient Amazon EMR clusters leveraging Amazon EC2 Spot Instances. It was imperative for Seagate to have systems in place to ensure the cost of collecting, storing, and processing data did not exceed their ROI. Moving to Hive on Spark enabled Seagate to continue processing petabytes of data at scale with significantly lower TCO.

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How to Orchestrate a Data Pipeline on AWS with Control-M from BMC Software

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.

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Using GitLab CI/CD Pipeline to Deploy AWS SAM Applications

In order to deliver serverless applications, customers often turn to DevOps principles to efficiently build, deploy, operate, and iterate on features and changes. CI/CD is one of the major components of DevOps that helps deliver code faster and more reliably to production. GitLab’s continuous integration offering provides a rich set of features for automating how new code is incorporated into your software and how new versions of your software get built and deployed.

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Optimizing Presto SQL on Amazon EMR to Deliver Faster Query Processing

Seagate asked Mactores Cognition to evaluate and deliver an alternative data platform to process petabytes of data with consistent performance. It needed to lower query processing time and total cost of ownership, and provide the scalability required to support about 2,000 daily users. Learn about the the three migration options Mactores tested and the architecture of the solution Seagate selected. This effort improved the overall efficiency of Seagate’s Amazon EMR cluster and business operations.

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Join AWS Experts for Well-Architected Wednesdays—a New PartnerCast Webinar Series

Introducing Well-Architected Wednesdays! Our recent six-week PartnerCast series focused on what it takes to be an AWS Well-Architected Partner. These on-demand episodes can sharpen your cloud skills and strengthen your company’s AWS offerings. The PartnerCast team and AWS Solutions Architects identified six topics that will help you dive deep into your customer’s solutions using the AWS Well-Architected Framework.

Simplifying Serverless CI/CD with CircleCI and the AWS Serverless Application Model

CircleCI has made building and deploying your AWS Serverless Application Model (SAM) applications easier with the release of the aws-serverless orb. Now, developers can deploy and test serverless applications on AWS with minimal configuration, combining the benefits of continuous integration with the power of serverless. CircleCI orbs are shareable packages of configuration elements, including jobs, commands, and executors.