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Category: Announcements

AWS Mainframe Modernization flow

Migration updates announced at re:Invent 2021

re:Invent is a yearly event that offers learning and networking opportunities for the global cloud computing community. 2021 marks the launch of several new features in different areas of cloud services and migration. In this blog, we’ll cover some of the most important recent announcements. AWS Mainframe Modernization (Preview) Mainframe modernization has become a necessity […]

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Celebrate International Women’s Day all week with the Architecture Blog

For International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, we’re featuring more than a week’s worth of posts that highlight female builders and leaders. We’re showcasing women in the industry who are building, creating, and, above all, inspiring, empowering, and encouraging everyone—especially women and girls—in tech. Companies committed to diversity (gender or otherwise) tend to be […]

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Architecture Monthly Magazine: Agriculture

Amazon Web Services (AWS) helps agriculture customers forecast supply and demand and create and maintain responsive, resilient food systems. This edition of Architecture Monthly focuses on the agriculture industry and their role in providing products to the world that are nutritious, healthy, accessible, affordable, and sustainable. We’d like to thank our expert, Karen Hildebrand, Worldwide […]

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Resilience Hub assessment of the multi-AZ architecture after incorporating data backup features

Building Resilient Well-Architected Workloads Using AWS Resilience Hub

AWS Resilience Hub is a new service that helps you understand and improve the resiliency of your workloads using AWS Well-Architected best practices. As the lead for the Reliability Pillar of AWS Well-Architected, I am eager to share with you how you can use Resilience Hub to ensure your workload architecture is as reliable as […]

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Sustainability Attendee Guide 2021

Deepen Your Knowledge of Architecting for Sustainability at re:Invent

This year, AWS customers took on sustainability challenges, including energy efficient building management, environmental and social governance reporting, and near-real-time renewable energy plant monitoring. Underscoring these unique and compelling projects is a need to understand, at the developer level, how to architect sustainably. So, this year, we’re excited to share sustainability content at re:Invent to […]

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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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Architecture Center

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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AWS Well-Architected

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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