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Category: AWS Systems Manager

Wego's new architecture using Session Manager

How Wego secured developer connectivity to Amazon Relational Database Service instances

How do you securely access Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) instances from a developer’s laptop? Online travel marketplace, Wego, shares their journey from bastion hosts in the public subnet to lightweight VPN tunnels on top of Session Manager, a capability of AWS Systems Manager, using temporary access keys. In this post, we explore how […]

Figure 1. Volotea MRO deployment in a multi-account architecture

Volotea MRO Modernization in AWS

Volotea is one of the fastest growing independent airlines in Europe, and has increased its fleet, routes, and number of available seats year over year. Volotea has already transported more than 30 million passengers across Europe since 2012, and has bases in 16 European capitals. The maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) application is a critical […]

Game day reference architecture example

Build Your Own Game Day to Support Operational Resilience

Operational resilience is your firm’s ability to provide continuous service through people, processes, and technology that are aware of and adaptive to constant change. Downtime of your mission-critical applications can not only damage your reputation, but can also make you liable to multi-million-dollar financial fines. One way to test operational resilience is to simulate life-like […]

Fitness functions provide feedback to engineers via metrics

Using Cloud Fitness Functions to Drive Evolutionary Architecture

“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent. It is the one that is most adaptable to change.” – often attributed to Charles Darwin One common strategy for businesses that operate in dynamic market conditions (and thus need to continuously correct their course) is to aim for smaller, independent […]

Figure 8. General example of Systems Manager process flow

Using AWS Systems Manager in Hybrid Cloud Environments

Customers operating in hybrid environments today face tremendous challenges with regard to operational management, security/compliance, and monitoring. Systems administrators have to connect, monitor, patch, and automate across multiple Operating Systems (OS), applications, cloud, and on-premises infrastructure. Each of these scenarios has its own unique vendor and console purpose-built for a specific use case. Using Hybrid […]

COTS Software with AWS for Batch Processing

Field Notes: How to Integrate Your Non-Cloud-Native COTS Software with AWS for Batch Processing

This post was co-written by Ashutosh Pateriya, AWS Partner Solutions Architect, GSI and Verny Quartara, Technology Architect, Infosys Ltd.  Integrating legacy or non cloud-native products and tools inside cloud-native applications is a common requirement for enterprise customers looking to migrate their applications to AWS. Many legacy applications such as CRM, accounting, billing or supply chain […]

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 […]