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Figure 4. AWS Proton deploys service into multi-account environment through standardized continuous delivery pipeline

Simplifying Multi-account CI/CD Deployments using AWS Proton

Many large enterprises, startups, and public sector entities maintain different deployment environments within multiple Amazon Web Services (AWS) accounts to securely develop, test, and deploy their applications. Maintaining separate AWS accounts for different deployment stages is a standard practice for organizations. It helps developers limit the blast radius in case of failure when deploying updates […]

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Figure 5. Event registration and check-in

Using AWS Serverless to Power Event Management Applications

Most large events have common activities such as event registration, check-in upon arrival, and requesting of amenities. When designing applications, factors such as high availability, low latency, reliability, and security must be considered. In this blog post, we’d like to show how Amazon Web Services (AWS) can assist you in event planning activities. We’ll share […]

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Figure 1. Example request dataflow through AWS

Practical Entity Resolution on AWS to Reconcile Data in the Real World

This post was co-written with Mamoon Chowdry, Solutions Architect, previously at AWS. Businesses and organizations from many industries often struggle to ensure that their data is accurate. Data often has to match people or things exactly in the real world, such as a customer name, an address, or a company. Matching our data is important […]

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Figure 1. Synchronous container applications diagram

Scaling Data Analytics Containers with Event-based Lambda Functions

The marketing industry collects and uses data from various stages of the customer journey. When they analyze this data, they establish metrics and develop actionable insights that are then used to invest in customers and generate revenue. If you’re a data scientist or developer in the marketing industry, you likely often use containers for services […]

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Document processing architectural diagram

Convert and Watermark Documents Automatically with Amazon S3 Object Lambda

When you provide access to a sensitive document to someone outside of your organization, you likely need to ensure that the document is read-only. In this case, your document should be associated with a specific user in case it is shared. For example, authors often embed user-specific watermarks into their ebooks. This way, if their […]

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Reducing latency by caching frequently accessed data on demand

Data Caching Across Microservices in a Serverless Architecture

Organizations are re-architecting their traditional monolithic applications to incorporate microservices. This helps them gain agility and scalability and accelerate time-to-market for new features. Each microservice performs a single function. However, a microservice might need to retrieve and process data from multiple disparate sources. These can include data stores, legacy systems, or other shared services deployed […]

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Reference architecture for an IoT-enabled supply chain consisting of a retailer and a manufacturer

Audit Your Supply Chain with Amazon Managed Blockchain

For manufacturing companies, visibility into complex supply chain processes is critical to establishing resilient supply chain management. Being able to trace events within a supply chain is key to verifying the origins of parts for regulatory requirements, tracing parts back to suppliers if issues arise, and for contacting buyers if there is a product/part recall. […]

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Serverless compute with Fargate

Rate Limiting Strategies for Serverless Applications

Serverless technologies reduce the work needed to set up and maintain computing resources, provide built-in scalability, and optimize agility, performance, cost, and security. The pay-as-you-go model is particularly liberating for developers. You can fail fast, experiment more, and do it fairly cheaply. However, serverless brings its own challenges. In this blog, we’ll examine how to […]

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Diagram of the wallet solution

Building a Serverless Wallet Service for In-Game Currency

In the gaming industry, users are often allowed to open accounts and make monetary transactions; they can exchange real money for in-game currency. Players want to be able to add or withdraw funds quickly, and they also want to know how their balance has changed over time. Having this information available helps our customers better […]

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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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