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Running Applications on Amazon EKS Using Amazon EC2 Spot Instances with Spotinst Ocean

While implementing a microservices architecture, Kubernetes can be a powerful tool to manage containers. However, if you are just starting out in the Kubernetes ecosystem, it can be hard to get a hang of. This post helps you get started with Amazon EKS to set up a production-ready Kubernetes cluster, and introduces Spotinst Ocean to help manage Amazon EKS clusters and reduce costs by provisioning clusters on Amazon EC2 Spot instances.

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Say Hello to 43 New AWS Competency, MSP, and Service Delivery Partners Added in June

We are excited to highlight 43 APN Partners that received new designations in May for our global AWS Competency, AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP), and AWS Service Delivery 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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Increasing Savings and Mitigating Risks with Amazon EC2 Convertible Reserved Instances

When managing AWS spending, you want to mitigate risks and costs wherever possible. One way to do this is to increase your coverage of Amazon EC2 Reserved Instances, which results in significant discounts and increased savings. However, constantly improving technology and the evolving needs of your company can render your committed Reserved Instances obsolete. Cloudwiry’s cost management platform specializes in this cost-recovery practice by optimizing Reserved Instance coverage for ROI.

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Analyzing Performance and Cost of Large-Scale Data Processing with AWS Lambda

There are many tools available for doing large-scale data analysis, and picking the right one for a given job is critical. Here, we take an in-depth analysis of the architecture and performance characteristics of a completely serverless data processing platform. While the approach isn’t applicable for every use case, it has a very low total cost of ownership (TCO) and because AWS Lambda allows us to run arbitrary code easily, this approach provides the flexibility to handle non-standard data formats easily.

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Say Hello to 77 New AWS Competency, MSP, and Service Delivery Partners Added in March

We are excited to highlight 77 APN Partners that received new designations in March for our global AWS Competency, AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP), and AWS Service Delivery 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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New Validation Checklists Clarify AWS Competency Requirements for APN Technology Partners

To receive the AWS Competency designation, APN Partners must undergo rigorous technical validation related to industry-specific technology, as well as an assessment of the security, performance, and reliability of their AWS solutions. This validation gives customers complete confidence in choosing APN Partners to team up with. To help APN Technology Partners better understand this process and our validation requirements, we are releasing new versions of the AWS Competency Validation Checklists.

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Say Hello to 26 New AWS Competency, MSP, and Service Delivery Partners Added in February

We are excited to highlight 26 APN Partners that received new designations in February for our global AWS Competency, AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP), and AWS Service Delivery 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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Say Hello to 29 New AWS Competency, MSP, and Service Delivery Partners Added in January

We are excited to highlight 29 APN Partners that received new designations in January for our global AWS Competency, AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP), and AWS Service Delivery 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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Say Hello to 39 New AWS Competency Partners Added in November

The AWS Competency Program welcomed 39 new APN Partners in November—spanning workload, solution, and industry designations. The AWS Competency Program helps customers identify and choose the world’s top APN Partners that have demonstrated technical proficiency and proven customer success in specialized solution areas. Please join us in welcoming our newest AWS Competency Partners!

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Why Even the Pros Need a Cloud Management Solution to Optimize Cost and Performance

It’s easy for vendors to get caught up in the needs of their customers that they forget to tend to their own needs. When CloudCheckr was a young startup, we admittedly had to make a deliberate effort to focus on leveraging all our platform has to offer. The results were as significant for CloudCheckr as they were for our clients. Identifying a Cloud Management Platform that’s available as a SaaS enables you to get started immediately with no overhead and nothing to install, including no agents.

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