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Figure 1. PI Connector architecture

Ingesting PI Historian data to AWS Cloud using AWS IoT Greengrass and PI Web Services

In process manufacturing, it’s important to fetch real-time data from data historians to support decisions-based analytics. Most manufacturing use cases require real-time data for early identification and mitigation of manufacturing issues. A limited set of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) tools integrate with OSIsoft’s PI Historian for real-time data. However, each integration requires months of development effort, […]

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Figure 2. Extending the solution

Scale Up Language Detection with Amazon Comprehend and S3 Batch Operations

Organizations have been collecting text data for years. Text data can help you intelligently address a range of challenges, from customer experience to analytics. These mixed language, unstructured datasets can contain a wealth of information within business documents, emails, and webpages. If you’re able to process and interpret it, this information can provide insight that […]

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Figure 3. AVA 3.0 architecture

New Amazon Virtual Andon 3.0 – Automate Issue Resolution via APIs and Predictive Services

Developing a modern manufacturing enterprise requires careful thought and attention to several priorities. Predictive maintenance and issue resolution automation are likely high on your list. Maximizing your operational efficiency and optimizing output are critical in this competitive global market. As demand grows, manufacturers are under pressure to fulfill increased production needs. A recent report from […]

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Architecture Monthly Magazine: IoT for the Edge

Internet of Things (IoT) for the Edge encompasses so many devices and industries, that we couldn’t pick just one photo for our cover. We include IoT use cases from manufacturing, fitness, ocean research, and agriculture. And these represent only a fraction of what is possible. By moving certain workloads to the edge, your devices communicate […]

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Single Region/multi-AZ with secondary Region for backups

Disaster Recovery with AWS Managed Services, Part I: Single Region

This 3-part blog series discusses disaster recovery (DR) strategies that you can implement to ensure your data is safe and that your workload stays available during a disaster. In Part I, we’ll discuss the single AWS Region/multi-Availability Zone (AZ) DR strategy. The strategy outlined in this blog post addresses how to integrate AWS managed services […]

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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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Figure 1 - Architecture showing how AWS services are used to automatically remove the AWS SSO permission sets and mappings when you upgrade your AWS Control Tower environment

Field Notes: Clear Unused AWS SSO Mappings Automatically During AWS Control Tower Upgrades

Increasingly organizations are using AWS Control Tower to manage their multiple accounts as well as an external third-party identity source for their federation needs. Cloud architects who use these external identity sources, needed an automated way to clear the unused maps created by AWS Control Tower landing zone as part of the launch, or during […]

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Biocapacity digital twin solution on AWS

IBM Hackathon Produces Innovative Sustainability Solutions on AWS

This post was co-authored by Dhana Vadivelan, Senior Manager, Solutions Architecture, AWS; Markus Graulich, Chief Architect AI EMEA, IBM Consulting; and Vlad Zamfirescu, Senior Solutions Architect, IBM Consulting Our consulting partner, IBM, organized the “Sustainability Applied 2021” hackathon in September 2021. This three-day event aimed to generate new ideas, create reference architecture patterns using AWS […]

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AWS SCT migration approach

Migrating Microsoft APS PDW to Amazon Redshift Cloud Data Warehouse

Before cloud data warehouses (CDWs), many organizations used hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) for data analytics. HCIs pack storage, compute, networking, and management capabilities into a single “box” that you can plug into your data centers. However, because of its legacy architecture, an HCI is limited in how much it can scale storage and compute and continue […]

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Figure 1. Step Functions Express workflow solution

Running a Cost-effective NLP Pipeline on Serverless Infrastructure at Scale

Amenity Analytics develops enterprise natural language processing (NLP) platforms for the finance, insurance, and media industries that extract critical insights from mountains of documents. We provide a scalable way for businesses to get a human-level understanding of information from text. In this blog post, we will show how Amenity Analytics improved the continuous integration (CI) […]

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