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New Whitepaper Provides Best Practices for Optimizing AWS Accounts

Moving fast on the cloud while staying secure requires mechanisms to give the right people access to the right features at the right time. We recommend using multiple accounts, which helps you isolate applications, data, and business processes across your environment. The recently released whitepaper Organizing Your AWS Environment Using Multiple Accounts will show you […]

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AWS Architecture Center: Your One-Stop Destination for Guidance & Resources

Discovering relevant architecture-related content has been simplified and made easier with the newly updated and expanded AWS Architecture Center. Now you can browse, search, and even request reference architectures, architecture patterns, best practices, and prescriptive guidance all in one location. The revamped Architecture Center is the only place where you can browse recommended guidance by […]

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AWS Well-Architected for Financial Services

Cloud is part of the new normal in the financial services industry. Higher customer expectations have raised the stakes, pushing institutions to streamline operations, lower costs, and accelerate innovation. The conversation is no longer about whether to embrace the cloud, but rather, how quickly it can be done. To address the need to provide tailored […]

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Announcing the New Version of the Well-Architected Framework

“Nothing is constant except for change.” – Unknown We are announcing the availability of a new version of the AWS Well-Architected Framework. We’ve made changes in response to your feedback, as well as to industry trends that are becoming widely adopted. We focused on four themes: removing perceived repetition, adding content areas to explicitly call […]

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What’s New in the Well-Architected Reliability Pillar?

The new version of the Reliability pillar for AWS Well-Architected includes expanded content across all areas of reliability. Guidance on distributed system architecture has been reorganized and expanded, and new best practices have been added as part of the Well-Architected Review. There is a sharper focus on chaos engineering with more explanation and examples. We’ve […]

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Introducing the Well-Architected Framework for Machine Learning

We have published a new whitepaper, Machine Learning Lens, to help you design your machine learning (ML) workloads following cloud best practices. This whitepaper gives you an overview of the iterative phases of ML and introduces you to the ML and artificial intelligence (AI) services available on AWS using scenarios and reference architectures. How often […]

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Announcing 7 New Exam Readiness Courses for AWS Certifications

We’re excited to announce the launch of seven Exam Readiness courses to help you prepare for AWS Certification. Built by AWS, these courses are designed to help you prepare for the Solutions Architect, Developer, DevOps Engineer, Big Data, and Advanced Networking exams. Specifically, the Exam Readiness: AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate course has been […]

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Announcing the new AWS Certified Security – Specialty exam

Good news for cloud security experts: following our most popular beta exam ever, the AWS Certified Security – Specialty exam is here. This new exam allows experienced cloud security professionals to demonstrate and validate their knowledge of how to secure the AWS platform. About the exam The security exam covers incident response, logging and monitoring, […]

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New AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate Exam: Now in General Availability

We’ve updated our AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate exam to include new services and architectural best practices, including the pillars of the Well-Architected Framework. About The Exam The new AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate (Released February 2018) exam validates knowledge of how to architect and deploy secure and robust applications on AWS technologies. […]

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Announcing our new beta for the AWS Certified Security – Specialty exam

Take the AWS Certified Security – Specialty beta exam for the chance to be among the first to hold this new AWS Certification. This beta exam allows experienced cloud security professionals to demonstrate and validate their expertise. Register today – this beta exam will only be available from January 15 to March 2! About the […]

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