AWS Architecture Blog

Category: Technical How-to

Architecture showing extended Web Application Deployment to China

Field Notes: Extend Your Web Application Deployment to the China Region Using AWS Direct Connect

Organizations running workloads on AWS often want to take advantage of the AWS global footprint to expand operations globally. Web applications hosted in a single AWS Region can be reached worldwide, but latency issues can negatively affect performance and the user experience. Web applications are often powered by underlying databases, such as a database running […]

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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 […]

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Figure 3 serverless monitoring solution architecture showing an AWS Lamba function scheduled by EventBridge rule.

Field Notes: Monitor Your Couchbase Performance and Logs with Amazon CloudWatch

Cloud architects leverage AWS compute services to run customer-managed workloads like Couchbase clusters. While customer-managed workloads may come with their own monitoring metrics and dashboards, customers miss the same level of deep integration with Amazon CloudWatch that the AWS managed services provide. In this post, we show you how to achieve higher levels of observability […]

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AWS Control Tower Architecture

Field Notes: AWS Control Tower Governance on Selected Regions and Improved Account Provisioning

Co-written by Kalyan Ghatak, Senior Technical Product Manager and Kishore Vinjam, Partner Solutions Architect at AWS AWS Control Tower is available in 13 AWS Regions today. As we continue to expand to additional Regions, customers have asked to provide the ability to choose the Regions that AWS Control Tower manages. By only selecting the actively […]

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Azure AD Reference Architecture

Field Notes: Automate SAML 2.0 Federation using AWS Control Tower and Azure Active Directory

Some AWS Control Tower customers have adopted Azure Active Directory as their Identity Provider (IdP) and wish to keep authentication and authorization within the IdP. When setting up federation from Azure Active Directory a tutorial is often consulted which describes how to integrate Azure AD single sign-on with AWS. The tutorial uses an IAM user […]

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Solution Architecture illustrating the Multi-Region architecture connected via Transit Gateway

Field Notes: Designing Multi-Region AWS Managed Microsoft Active Directory for Hybrid Environments

Previously, customers with large and complex Microsoft Active Directory deployments across geographies faced challenges when migrating their on-premises Active Directory to AWS. Integrating with AWS Managed Microsoft Active Directory also proved difficult. The AWS Managed Microsoft Active Directory Multi-Region feature that was released last year simplifies global deployment for these customers and mitigates their migration […]

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Corrosion Monitoring Architecture

Field Notes: Building Automated Pipeline Corrosion Monitoring with AWS IoT Core

This post was authored by Venkatesh Muthusami, Principle Consultant, Infosys Technologies, Sudharsan Chinnappan, Analyst, System Development, Infosys Technologies, Kenneth Francis Dias, Technology Architect, Infosys Technologies, and Ashutosh Pateriya, Partner Solutions Architect, AWS Pipelines are crucial to the oil and gas industry across upstream, midstream, and downstream sectors. For industries like oil and gas, the pipeline […]

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IoT Sitewise Architecture diagram

Field Notes: Connecting Industrial Assets and Machines to the AWS Cloud

One of the challenges faced by manufacturers who are building a smart factory, is how to securely connect to and ingest data from operational data sources. These include machines and industrial assets connecting into their industrial data platform. The ‘industrial edge’ is a foundational architectural building block that addresses this and enables OT/IT integration (operational […]

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EMR solution diagram

Field Notes: Launch Amazon EMR with a Static Private IP in a Private Subnet

Organizations across every industry and sector are looking to easily and cost-effectively process vast amounts of data. Amazon EMR offers a way to instantly provision as much or as little capacity as needed to perform data- intensive tasks. When launching Amazon EMR, the IPs of the primary (master) and core node are automatically assigned at […]

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Authorization model for a micro-account

Field Notes: How FactSet Balances Developer Velocity with Governance using AWS IAM

This post was co-written by FactSet’s Cloud Infrastructure team, Gaurav Jain, Nathan Goodman, Geoff Wang, Daniel Cordes, Sunu Joseph and AWS Solution Architects, Amit Borulkar and Tarik Makota. At FactSet, their goal for cloud platform on AWS Cloud is to have high developer velocity alongside enterprise governance. They wanted application teams to have a frictionless […]

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