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Live Patching Linux Without Downtime on AWS Graviton2-Based Instances
Keeping your Linux system up to date with the latest operating system and application software patches is one of the most effective ways to strengthen system security. Enterprises sometimes neglect to install the latest security updates because most kernel upgrades and security patches require a system reboot, which means downtime and waiting for reboot cycles. KernelCare from CloudLinux can live patch Amazon EC2 instances based on AWS Graviton2 Arm64 processors.
Say Hello to 90 New AWS Competency, Service Delivery, Service Ready, and MSP Partners Added in April
We are excited to highlight 90 APN Partners that received new designations in April for our global AWS Competency, AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP), AWS Service Delivery, and AWS Service Ready 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.
AWS Service Ready Helps Customers Find Products Validated to Run on Amazon Linux 2
The Amazon Linux 2 Ready program, part of the AWS Service Ready Program, makes it easy for AWS customers to find solutions that follow AWS best practices for integrating with Amazon Linux 2. These trusted APN Technology Partners offer customers Amazon Linux 2-supported products, including monitoring agents, databases, application servers, and beyond. Their applications go through rigorous testing by AWS Partner Solutions Architects to ensure customers have a consistent experience using the software.
Live Patching Linux Kernel Vulnerabilities with AWS and KernelCare
Automatic software patching is not yet seen as a security benefit, even though out-of-date software is the cause of many recent cybersecurity failures. As companies and their staff become more security-aware and, in some cases, legally accountable for security breaches, system administrators are starting to see automated Linux kernel live patching as the missing link in their system security profiles. Despite the disadvantages, a system with live patching is safer than one without.