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Tag: SaaS on AWS

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Building Serverless SaaS Applications on AWS

SaaS solutions often present architects with a diverse mix of scaling and optimization requirements. With SaaS, your application’s architecture must accommodate a continually shifting landscape of customers and load profiles. The number of customers in the system and their usage patterns can change dramatically on a daily—or even hourly—basis. These dynamics make it challenging for SaaS architects to identify a model that can efficiently anticipate and respond to these variations.

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Calculating Tenant Costs in SaaS Environments

In traditional single-tenant environments, calculating and aggregating infrastructure costs is a pretty straightforward exercise. Typically, each application or customer has its own collection of dedicated resources and tallying the costs is simply a matter of categorizing and summing those costs. However, in multi-tenant SaaS environments, this becomes a much more challenging problem. With SaaS, tenants often share some or all of a system’s infrastructure resources.

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Testing SaaS Solutions on AWS

The move to a SaaS delivery model is often motivated by a fundamental need for greater agility and customer responsiveness. SaaS providers often succeed and thrive based on their ability to rapidly release new features without compromising the stability of their solutions. Achieving this level of agility starts with a commitment to building a robust DevOps pipeline that includes a rich collection of automated tests.

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Generating Custom AWS CloudFormation Templates with Lambda to Create Cross-Account Roles

Ian Scofield is a Partner Solutions Architect (SA) at AWS.  In a previous post in our series, we showed how to use an AWS CloudFormation launch stack URL to help customers create a cross-account role in their AWS account. As mentioned in an earlier APN Blog post, a cross-account role is the recommended method to […]

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Announcing SaaS Contracts, a Feature to Simplify SaaS Procurement on AWS Marketplace

By Brad Lyman, Principal Product Manager at AWS Since the inception of AWS Marketplace, we have prioritized customer and seller feedback as our starting point for driving Marketplace improvements. In response to customers and sellers pointing to Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) as their preferred software delivery mechanism, we launched AWS Marketplace SaaS Subscriptions in November 2016. SaaS Subscriptions […]

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ISVs on AWS – January 2017 Highlights

By Terry Wise, Global Vice President, Channels & Alliances at AWS As VP, Channels & Alliances for AWS, I have the great fortune of getting to meet with APN Partners from around the world who, through their innovative use of AWS and forward-thinking approach to software development, are fundamentally changing the way that Enterprise customers […]

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How to Best Architect Your AWS Marketplace SaaS Subscription Across Multiple AWS Accounts

This is a guest post from David Aiken. David is a Partner SA who focuses on AWS Marketplace.   In my first post following the launch of AWS Marketplace SaaS Subscriptions, I provided a quick overview to describe the concepts, integration points, and how to get started with the AWS Marketplace SaaS Subscription feature. In this post, […]

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Delivering Real-Time Insights to Enterprise Customers – New Relic, an AWS Migration Competency Partner

We launched the AWS Migration Competency in June 2016 with one simple goal in mind: to help customers connect with AWS Partners who’ve proven their expertise helping customers of all sizes successfully migrate to AWS. The principle of simplicity has driven the launch of all of our Competencies. Our mission is to make it as […]

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Have You Read Our 2016 AWS Partner Solutions Architect Guest Posts?

In 2016, we hosted 38 guest posts from AWS Partner Solutions Architects (SAs), who work very closely with both Consulting and Technology Partners as they build solutions on AWS. As we kick off 2017, I want to take a look back at all of the fantastic content created by our SAs. A few key themes emerged […]

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Why Did Dynatrace Build a SaaS Solution on AWS?

Dynatrace is an Advanced APN Technology Partner, and holds the AWS Migration and DevOps Competencies. The company recently began offering its cloud application performance management service directly through AWS Marketplace, as a part of the recent AWS Marketplace SaaS Subscriptions launch. We recently caught up with John Van Siclen, CEO of Dynatrace, and Alois Reitbauer, VP, Chief Technology Strategist […]

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