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Tag: DevOps

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New Features in AWS Service Broker for OpenShift and Kubernetes

The AWS Service Broker is an open source project that allows native AWS services to be exposed directly through application platforms, such as Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform. Developers are able to provision and expose AWS through the Service Catalog, CLI, or API without needing to interact with the AWS console, or without having extensive knowledge of AWS. In response to customer feedback, we have added new features to AWS Service Broker for OpenShift and Kubernetes.

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Data-Driven DevOps Powered by Real-Time Streaming and Operational Intelligence with SignalFx

SignalFx is an APN Advanced Technology Partner with the AWS DevOps Competency that provides AWS customers with a real-time monitoring solution supporting every stage of the cloud journey. SignalFx offers a consistent, comprehensive view of your elastic, distributed environment; noise-free, actionable alerts on all classes of metrics powered by real-time analytics; and the operational intelligence—including workload and usage patterns—to run your digital applications as a business.

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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 Navigate is an APN Partner’s Path to Specialization on AWS

The AWS Navigate Program provides a prescriptive path for APN Partners to build a specialized practice on AWS. It offers APN Partners the guidance to become AWS experts and deploy innovative solutions on behalf of AWS customers. We have AWS Navigate tracks for Blockchain, Contact Center, Database Services, DevOps, End User Computing, Financial Services, High-Performance Computing, IoT, Machine Learning, Microsoft Workloads, Migration, and Serverless.

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Getting the “Ops” Half of DevOps Right: Automation and Self-Service Infrastructure

Next generation Managed Services Providers (MSPs) are able to offer customers significant value today, above and beyond the basics of retroactive notifications or outsourced helpdesk services that were common with early, traditional MSPs. Today’s cloud evolved MSPs are able to drive revolutionizing business outcomes, even including DevOps transformations. This week in the MSP Partner Spotlight […]

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Shift Security Left through DevSecOps

Fusing application development with integrated, automated security processes By Christian Lachaux, AABG Security Lead, Accenture; Federico Tandeter, Cloud Security Offering Development Lead, Accenture. Accenture is a Premier APN Consulting Partner and AWS MSP who holds a number of AWS Competencies, including Migration. Development+Security+Operations, better known as DevSecOps, is revolutionizing application development by integrating automated security […]

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How Cloudticity Uses Automation to Scale Healthcare Solutions

By Aaron Friedman, Partner Solutions Architect at AWS focused on Healthcare and Life Sciences “Don’t automate what you don’t yet understand” is one of the best pieces of software development advice anyone has ever given me. When tackling a new problem, you will often follow the same general process. First, you dive deep into the problem […]

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Achieving Compliance Through DevOps with REAN Cloud

Aaron Friedman is a Healthcare & Life Sciences Partner Solutions Architect with Amazon Web Services When I survey our Healthcare and Life Sciences Partners, one of the common competencies I see is a great foundation in DevOps best practices. By building software in an automated and traceable manner, you are able to more easily determine […]

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Using Solano CI with Amazon ECS and Amazon ECR Services to Automatically Build and Deploy Docker Containers

Joseph Fontes is a Partner Solutions Architect at AWS.  Solano Labs, an AWS DevOps Competency Partner and APN Technology Partner, provides a continuous integration and deployment (CI/CD) solution called Solano CI.  This solution provides a build, deployment, and test suite focused on performance, with support for multiple programming languages and application frameworks, numerous build and […]

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AWS MSP Partner Program – Raising the Bar

By Barbara Kessler and Thomas Robinson In our last post about the evolution of managed services, we wrote about how the landscape is evolving for managed service providers (MSPs) who are working with customers in hyperscale cloud environments. In our opinion, established MSPs can no longer focus exclusively on running and operating their customers’ environments […]

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