AWS Architecture Blog

Category: Technical How-to

Field Notes: Building a Shared Account Structure Using AWS Organizations

For customers considering the AWS Solution Provider Program, there are challenges to mitigate when building a shared account model with SI partners. AWS Organizations make it possible to build the right account structure to support a resale arrangement. In this engagement model, the end customer gets an AWS invoice from an AWS authorized partner instead […]

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Field Notes: Integrating a Multi-Forest Source Environment with AWS SSO

During re:Invent 2019, AWS announced a new way to integrate external identity sources such as Azure Active Directory with auto provisioning of identities and groups in AWS Single Sign-On (AWS SSO). In March 2020, AWS SSO afforded customers the possibility to connect their Okta Identity Cloud to AWS Single Sign-On (SSO) in order to manage […]

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Field Notes: Redacting Personal Data from Connected Cars Using Amazon Rekognition

Cameras mounted in connected cars may collect a variety of video data. Organizations may need to redact the personal information (e.g. human faces and automobile license plates) contained in the collected video data in order to protect individuals’ privacy rights and, where required, meet compliance obligations under privacy regulations such as General Data Protection Regulation […]

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Field Notes: Using Infrastructure as Code to Manage Your AWS Networking Environment

Infrastructure as Code (IaC) brings automation to the provisioning process, which was traditionally done manually. Rather than relying on manually performed steps, both administrators and developers can instantiate infrastructure using configuration files. IaC helps avoid configuration drift through automation, and increases the speed and agility of infrastructure deployments. It also helps reduce errors and enhances […]

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How different AWS accounts are connected via AWS Transit Gateway

Field Notes: Working with Route Tables in AWS Transit Gateway

An AWS Transit Gateway enables you to attach Amazon VPCs, AWS S2S VPN and AWS Direct Connect connections in the same Region, and route traffic between them. Transit Gateways are designed to be highly scalable and resilient. You can attach up to 5000 VPCs to each gateway and each attachment can handle up to 50 […]

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Field Notes: Inference C++ Models Using SageMaker Processing

Machine learning has existed for decades. Before the prevalence of doing machine learning with Python, many other languages such as Java, and C++ were used to build models. Refactoring legacy models in C++ or Java could be forbiddingly expensive and time consuming. Customers need to know how they can bring their legacy models in C++ […]

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Field Notes: Building a Disaster Recovery site on AWS for your Azure Workload

Customers running workloads on other clouds, like Azure or GCP, can increase resilience and meet compliance requirements by using AWS as their disaster recovery site. CloudEndure Disaster Recovery provides an easy cross-cloud solution for replicating and recovering workloads from other cloud providers to AWS. It automatically converts your source machines so that they boot and […]

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Field Notes: Integrating HTTP APIs with AWS Cloud Map and Amazon ECS Services

This post was cowritten with Preeti Pragya Jha, a senior software developer in Tata Consultancy Services (TCS). Companies are continually looking for ways to optimize cost. This is true of RS Components, a global trading brand of Electrocomponents plc, a global omni-channel provider of industrial and electronic products and solutions. RS Components set out to […]

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Field Notes: Bring your C#.NET skills to Amazon SageMaker

Amazon SageMaker is a fully managed service that provides developers and data scientists with the ability to build, train, and deploy machine learning (ML) models quickly. SageMaker removes the undifferentiated heavy lifting from each step of the machine learning process to make it easier to develop high-quality models. Amazon SageMaker Notebooks are one-click Jupyter Notebooks […]

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Field Notes: Optimize your Java application for AWS Lambda with Quarkus

This blog post is a continuation of an existing article about optimizing your Java application for Amazon ECS with Quarkus. In this blog post, we examine the benefits of Quarkus in the context of AWS Lambda. Quarkus is a framework that uses the Open Java Development Kit (OpenJDK) with GraalVM and over 50 libraries like RESTEasy, Vertx, Hibernate, […]

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