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Let’s Architect! Serverless architecture on AWS

Serverless architecture and computing allow you and your teams to focus on delivering business value in place of investing time tweaking the infrastructure characteristics. AWS is not only providing serverless computing as a service, but share that half of our new applications built by Amazon are using AWS Lambda, as noted by Andy Jassy in […]

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Detecting data drift using Amazon SageMaker

As companies continue to embrace the cloud and digital transformation, they use historical data in order to identify trends and insights. This data is foundational to power tools, such as data analytics and machine learning (ML), in order to achieve high quality results. This is a time where major disruptions are not only lasting longer, […]

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Architecting for sustainability: a re:Invent 2021 recap

At AWS re:Invent 2021, we announced the AWS Well-Architected Sustainability Pillar, which marks sustainability as a key pillar of building workloads to best deliver on business need. In session ARC325 – Architecting for Sustainability, Adrian Cockcroft, Steffen Grunwald, and Drew Engelson (Director of Engineering at Starbucks) gave a detailed explanation of what to expect from the […]

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Optimize AI/ML workloads for sustainability: Part 3, deployment and monitoring

We’re celebrating Earth Day 2022 from 4/22 through 4/29 with posts that highlight how to build, maintain, and refine your workloads for sustainability. AWS estimates that inference (the process of using a trained machine learning [ML] algorithm to make a prediction) makes up 90 percent of the cost of an ML model. Given with AWS you […]

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Ask an Expert – Sustainability

In this first edition of Ask an Expert, we chat with Margaret O’Toole, Worldwide Tech Leader – Environmental Sustainability and Joseph Beer, Worldwide Tech Leader – Power and Utilities about sustainability solutions and tools to implement sustainability practices into IT design. When putting together an AWS architecture to solve business problems specifically for sustainability-focused customers, […]

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A collection of posts to help you design and build sustainable cloud architecture

We’re celebrating Earth Day 2022 from 4/22 through 4/29 with posts that highlight how to build, maintain, and refine your workloads for sustainability. A blog can be a great starting point for you in finding and implementing a particular solution; learning about new features, services, and products; keeping up with the latest trends and ideas; […]

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SAML transactions between Amazon OpenSearch Service and Okta

Building SAML federation for Amazon OpenSearch Service with Okta

Amazon OpenSearch Service is a fully managed open search and analytics service powered by the Apache Lucene search library. Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)-based federation for OpenSearch Dashboards lets you use your existing identity provider (IdP) like Okta to provide single sign-on (SSO) for OpenSearch Dashboards on OpenSearch Service domains. This post shows step-by-step guidance […]

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Let’s Architect! Using open-source technologies on AWS

With open-source technology, authors make software available to the public, who can view, use, or change it and add new features or support new capabilities. Open-source technology promotes collaboration across different teams, organizations, and people because the process often includes different perspectives and ideas, which typically results a stronger solution. It can be difficult to […]

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SAML transactions between Amazon OpenSearch Service and Ping Identity

Building SAML federation for Amazon OpenSearch Service with Ping Identity

Amazon OpenSearch Service is an open search and log analytics service, powered by the Apache Lucene search library. In this blog post, we provide step-by-step guidance for SP-initiated SSO by showing how to set up a trial Ping Identity account. We’ll show how to build users and groups within your organization’s directory and enable SSO […]

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Microservices A and B being decomposed from a legacy monolith, component C scheduled for retirement is not broken out into a microservice

Seamlessly migrate on-premises legacy workloads using a strangler pattern

Replacing a complex workload can be a huge job. Sometimes you need to gradually migrate complex workloads but still keep parts of the on-premises system to handle features that haven’t been migrated yet. Gradually replacing specific functions with new applications and services is known as a “strangler pattern.” When you use a strangler pattern, monolithic […]

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