AWS Architecture Blog

Category: Technical How-to

Figure 1 Deployment to new account

Field Notes: Customizing the AWS Control Tower Account Factory with AWS Service Catalog

Many AWS customers who are managing hundreds or thousands of accounts know how complex and time consuming this process can be. To reduce the burden and simplify the process of creating new accounts, last year AWS released a new service, AWS Control Tower. AWS Control Tower helps you automate the process of setting up a […]

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Kubernetes control plane

Field Notes: Migrating a Self-managed Kubernetes Cluster on Amazon EC2 to Amazon EKS

AWS customers from startups to enterprises have been successfully running Kubernetes clusters on Amazon EC2 instances since 2015, well before Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS), was launched in 2018. As a fully managed Kubernetes service, Amazon EKS customers can run Kubernetes on AWS without needing to install, operate, and maintain their own Kubernetes control […]

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Field Notes: Building an Autonomous Driving and ADAS Data Lake on AWS

September 8, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. Customers developing self-driving car technology are continuously challenged by the amount of data captured and created during the development lifecycle. This is accelerated by the need to design and launch incremental feature improvements on advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS). Efforts to […]

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Figure 3 : Reference Architecture for Hardware-in-the-Loop (HiL) Direct to Amazon S3

Field Notes: Implementing Hardware-in-the-Loop for Autonomous Driving Development on AWS

September 8, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. Automotive customers use AWS as their platform for advanced driving assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving (AD) development to accelerate their development cycles and experience faster time-to-market. In the blog post, Autonomous Vehicle and ADAS development on AWS Part 1: […]

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Field Notes: Powering the Connected Vehicle with Amazon Alexa

Alexa has improved the in-home experience and has potential to greatly enhance the in-car experience. This blog is a continuation of my previous blog: Field Notes: Implementing a Digital Shadow of a Connected Vehicle with AWS IoT. Multiple OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers) have showcased this capability during CES 2020. Use cases include; a person seating at […]

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virtual vehicle model

Field Notes: Implementing a Digital Shadow of a Connected Vehicle with AWS IoT

Innovations in connected vehicle technology are expected to improve the quality and speed of vehicle communications and create a safer driving experience. As connected vehicles are becoming part of the mainstream, OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers) are broadening the capabilities of their products and dramatically improving the in-vehicle experience for customers. An important feature in a […]

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ML Solution Architecture

Field Notes: Gaining Insights into Labeling Jobs for Machine Learning

In an era where more and more data is generated, it becomes critical for businesses to derive value from it. With the help of supervised learning, it is possible to generate models to automatically make predictions or decisions by leveraging historical data. For example, image recognition for self-driving cars, predicting anomalies on X-rays, fraud detection […]

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Java Solution Overview

Field Notes: Monitoring the Java Virtual Machine Garbage Collection on AWS Lambda

September 8, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. When you want to optimize your Java application on AWS Lambda for performance and cost the general steps are: Build, measure, then optimize! To accomplish this, you need a solid monitoring mechanism. Amazon CloudWatch and AWS X-Ray are well suited […]

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Field Notes: Serverless Container-based APIs with Amazon ECS and Amazon API Gateway

A growing number of organizations choose to build their APIs with Docker containers. For hosting and exposing these container-based APIs, they need a solution which supports HTTP requests routing, autoscaling, and high availability. In some cases, user authorization is also needed. For this purpose, many organizations are orchestrating their containerized services with Amazon Elastic Container […]

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network architecture

Field Notes: Requirements for Successfully Installing CloudEndure Migration and CloudEndure Disaster Recovery

Customers have been using CloudEndure Migration and CloudEndure Disaster Recovery to meet business needs for many years. In 2019, CloudEndure was acquired by AWS, and provided the licensing for CloudEndure to all of their users free of charge for migration. During this time, AWS has identified the requirements for replication to complete successfully after initial […]

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