AWS Architecture Blog

Category: Application Integration

Field Notes: Creating Custom Analytics Dashboards with FireEye Helix and Amazon QuickSight

FireEye Helix is a security operations platform that allows organizations to take control of any incident from detection to response. FireEye Helix detects security incidents by correlating logs and configuration settings from sources like VPC Flow Logs, AWS CloudTrail, and Security groups. In this blog post, we will discuss an architecture that allows you to […]

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Training workflow

Classifying Millions of Amazon items with Machine Learning, Part I: Event Driven Architecture

As part of AWS Professional Services, we work with customers across different industries to understand their needs and supplement their teams with specialized skills and experience. Some of our customers are internal teams from the Amazon retail organization who request our help with their initiatives. One of these teams, the Global Environmental Affairs team, identifies […]

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Deploying Autonomous Driving & ADAS workloads at scale

Field Notes: Deploying Autonomous Driving and ADAS Workloads at Scale with Amazon Managed Workflows for Apache Airflow

Cloud Architects developing autonomous driving and ADAS workflows are challenged by loosely distributed process steps along the tool chain in hybrid environments. This is accelerated by the need to create a holistic view of all running pipelines and jobs. Common challenges include: finding and getting access to the data sources specific to your use case, […]

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Figure 1. Validation system for data classification

Using Amazon Macie to Validate S3 Bucket Data Classification

Securing sensitive information is a high priority for organizations for many reasons. At the same time, organizations are looking for ways to empower development teams to stay agile and innovative. Centralized security teams strive to create systems that align to the needs of the development teams, rather than mandating how those teams must operate. Security […]

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Figure 1. Architecture diagram depicting enterprise vertical integration with Amazon EventBridge

Vertical Integration Strategy Powered by Amazon EventBridge

Over the past few years, midsize and large enterprises have adopted vertical integration as part of their strategy to optimize operations and profitability. Vertical integration consists of separating different stages of the production line from other related departments, such as marketing and logistics. Enterprises implement such strategy to gain full control of their value chain: from the […]

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Monolithic versus microservice approach

Issues to Avoid When Implementing Serverless Architecture with AWS Lambda

There’s lots of articles and advice on using AWS Lambda. I’d like to show you how to avoid some common issues so you can build the most effective architecture. Technologies emerge and become outdated quickly. So, solutions that may look like the right solution, otherwise known as anti-patterns, can prevent you from building a cost-optimized, […]

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Backup and restore DR strategy

Disaster Recovery (DR) Architecture on AWS, Part II: Backup and Restore with Rapid Recovery

In a previous blog post, I introduced you to four strategies for disaster recovery (DR) on AWS. These strategies enable you to prepare for and recover from a disaster. By using the best practices provided in the AWS Well-Architected Reliability Pillar whitepaper to design your DR strategy, your workloads can remain available despite disaster events […]

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DR Strategies

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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Macie architecture

BBVA: Architecture for Large-Scale Macie Implementation

This post was co-written by Andrew Alaniz , Director of Technology Infrastructure, and Brady Pratt, Cloud Security Engineer, both at BBVA USA. Introduction Data Loss Prevention (DLP) is a common topic among companies that work with any type of sensitive data. One of the challenges is that many people either don’t fully understand what DLP […]

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Event-Based Processing for Asynchronous Communication

In the first post in this series on messaging patterns, we gave an overview of messaging and the benefits and challenges of both synchronous and asynchronous service communication. In this post, we will look at common characteristics to consider when evaluating messaging channel technologies. We will also introduce Amazon EventBridge, the AWS Serverless event bus. […]

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