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Tag: Infrastructure-as-Code

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Migrating Elasticsearch on Amazon EC2 to Modernized, Multi-Tenant Amazon OpenSearch Service Architecture

For a recent project, NTT DATA Services was asked to architect and design the migration of a customer’s backend search tool used by two of its applications. Both applications were leveraging Elasticsearch for data storage. Learn how NTT DATA used some of the DevOps pillars to implement migrations using an active migration strategy. The goal was to move from individual Elasticsearch instances on Amazon EC2 to a single multi-tenant hosted Elasticsearch solution per region—in this case, Amazon OpenSearch Service.

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Accelerating AWS Adoption Using Servian’s Cloud Foundation Solution

Servian Cloud Foundation helps organizations build an automated, secure, compliant, and fully customizable account and infrastructure foundation on AWS. It’s a well-architected and opinionated blueprint built from Servian’s expertise and experience helping customers address security, compliance, DevOps, and IaC adoption challenges. Servian Cloud Foundation significantly reduces time to adoption for building solutions at speed and scale, while decreasing risk and putting in place consistent best-practice processes.

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Building a Multi-Region Solution for Auto Recovery of Amazon EC2 Instances Using AWS CDK and AWS Step Functions

Learn about a multi-regional first-line of support solution Chaos Gears put together using a serverless application running AWS Lambda under the baton of AWS Step Functions to relieve a customer’s engineers from some of their operational burdens. The approach described in this post can be adapted to serve other needs or cover different cases, as AWS Step Functions’ visual workflows allow for a quick translation of business requirements to technical ones.

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Enabling Security and Compliance in an AWS-Based Big Data Analytics Platform Using Cattle Server Automation and IaC

This post describes a solution created by IBM during the migration of a big data and analytics platform for one of the top 10 banks worldwide. The primary drivers were cost efficiency, business agility, and performance. The “pet to cattle” concept was applied to this solution to transform the legacy high availability disaster recovery solution to a more robust and cost-effective cattle-based solution through the use of AWS-native services.

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How to Scale Your AWS Infrastructure as Code with Torque from Quali

The foundational approach for most companies adopting DevOps is to embrace an automation-first approach using a range of tools. Learn why implementing DevOps at scale can be a challenge, however, and why an environment-as-a-service (EaaS) approach using Quali Torque can overcome these challenges. Torque enables developers to access their application environments on demand while ensuring governance for the ITOps team.

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Taming Machine Learning on AWS with MLOps: A Reference Architecture

Despite the investments and commitment from leadership, many organizations are yet to realize the full potential of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML). How can data science and analytics teams tame complexity and live up to the expectations placed on them? MLOps provides some answers. Hear from AWS Premier Consulting Partner Reply how you can “glue” the various components of MLOps together to build an MLOps solution using AWS managed services.

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Automate Your AWS DevOps Validation Pipeline with the Infosys Cloud Infrastructure Validation Solution

An often-overlooked aspect of migration is the configuration checks on the underlying cloud infrastructure. In order to make sure the foundational infrastructure is safe, secure and compliant, there’s a need to validate the cloud configuration early in the migration cycle. Infosys has developed an innovative automation solution that addresses the need for secure configuration reviews, while ensuring agility and reliability through the migration journey.

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10 Best Practices to Help Partners Build AWS Quick Starts for Customers

AWS Partners in the AWS Quick Start program can help their customers automate the deployment of their solutions, increasing customer engagements and improving the customer experience. The AWS Quick Start team has had considerable experience working with a variety of partner products, and has identified best practices to follow when developing a Quick Start and common missteps to avoid. By following these steps, you can efficiently and effectively develop Quick Starts using the AWS platform.

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Provisioning a Virtual Private Cloud at Scale with AWS CDK

Infrastructure as code is one of the most important concepts used with cloud solutions, and AWS CloudFormation enables IaC by deploying stacks and provisioning resources on AWS using JSON or YAML files called templates. APN Ambassador Francois Rouxel from Slalom will show you how to create a hundred VPCs in one AWS region without providing any parameters, and how to easily establish a peering connection between two of them within a single line of code.

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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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