AWS Architecture Blog

Full Stack SWIFT implementation on AWS

Architecting SWIFT Connectivity on Amazon Web Services (AWS)

The adoption of the ISO 20022 messaging standard by the financial industry will benefit all participants across the payments chain: banks, market infrastructures, corporate, and consumers. By moving the SWIFT messaging and communications infrastructure stack onto AWS, customers can speed their adoption of ISO 20022. At the same time, they can reduce costs, and improve […]

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CloudFront events that can trigger Lambda@Edge functions

Dynamic Request Routing in Multi-tenant Systems with Amazon CloudFront

In this blog post, we will share how OutSystems designed a globally distributed serverless request routing service for their multi-tenant architecture. This will provide you ways to benefit from a managed solution that’s scalable and requires a low operational effort. Namely, we explain how to select the origin serving an HTTP/S request using Lambda@Edge, including […]

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Corrosion Monitoring Architecture

Field Notes: Building Automated Pipeline Corrosion Monitoring with AWS IoT Core

This post was authored by Venkatesh Muthusami, Principle Consultant, Infosys Technologies, Sudharsan Chinnappan, Analyst, System Development, Infosys Technologies, Kenneth Francis Dias, Technology Architect, Infosys Technologies, and Ashutosh Pateriya, Partner Solutions Architect, AWS Pipelines are crucial to the oil and gas industry across upstream, midstream, and downstream sectors. For industries like oil and gas, the pipeline […]

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Architecture Monthly Magazine - Apr 2021 - Biopharma

Architecture Monthly Magazine: Biopharma

From R&D through commercialization, biopharma organizations are looking to bring advanced and differentiated therapeutics to market faster. For example, the Moderna mRNA vaccine was developed and approved for emergency use in record time compared to past vaccines. AWS is the secure, trusted technology partner to help the highly regulated biopharma industry confidently increase the pace […]

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Top 5 posts of Q1 2021

Top 5 Architecture Blog Posts for Q1 2021

The goal of the AWS Architecture Blog is to highlight best practices and provide architectural guidance. We publish thought leadership pieces that encourage readers to discover other technical documentation such as solutions and managed solutions, other AWS blogs, videos, reference architectures, whitepapers, and guides, training and certification, case studies, and the AWS Architecture Monthly Magazine. […]

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IoT Sitewise Architecture diagram

Field Notes: Connecting Industrial Assets and Machines to the AWS Cloud

One of the challenges faced by manufacturers who are building a smart factory, is how to securely connect to and ingest data from operational data sources. These include machines and industrial assets connecting into their industrial data platform. The ‘industrial edge’ is a foundational architectural building block that addresses this and enables OT/IT integration (operational […]

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EMR solution diagram

Field Notes: Launch Amazon EMR with a Static Private IP in a Private Subnet

Organizations across every industry and sector are looking to easily and cost-effectively process vast amounts of data. Amazon EMR offers a way to instantly provision as much or as little capacity as needed to perform data- intensive tasks. When launching Amazon EMR, the IPs of the primary (master) and core node are automatically assigned at […]

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Architecture: Recursive Scaling using Amazon SQS and Amazon ECS Fargate cluster

Design Pattern for Highly Parallel Compute: Recursive Scaling with Amazon SQS

Scaling based on Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS) is a commonly used design pattern. At AWS Professional Services, we have recently used a variant of this pattern to achieve highly parallel computation for larger customers. In fact, any use case with a tree-like set of entities can use this pattern. It’s useful in a workflow […]

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Two data center model for on-premises resilience strategies

IT Resilience Within AWS Cloud, Part II: Architecture and Patterns

In Part I of this two-part blog, we outlined best practices to consider when building resilient applications in hybrid on-premises/cloud environments. We also showed you how to adapt mindsets and organizational culture. In Part II, we’ll provide technical considerations related to architecture and patterns for resilience in AWS Cloud. Considerations on architecture and patterns The […]

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DR strategies – trade-offs between RTO/RPO and costs

Disaster Recovery (DR) Architecture on AWS, Part I: Strategies for Recovery in the Cloud

As lead solutions architect for the AWS Well-Architected Reliability pillar, I help customers build resilient workloads on AWS. This helps them prepare for disaster events, which is one of the biggest challenges they can face. Such events include natural disasters like earthquakes or floods, technical failures such as power or network loss, and human actions […]

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