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Enable transparent connectivity to Oracle Data Guard environments using Amazon Route 53 CNAME records

Customers choose AWS for running their Oracle database workload to help increase resiliency, performance, and scalability of the database layer. A high availability (HA) solution for the database stack is an important aspect to consider when migrating or deploying Oracle databases in AWS to help ensure that the architecture can meet the service level agreement […]

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Let’s Architect! Designing serverless solutions

During his re:Invent 2022 keynote, Werner Vogels, AWS Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, emphasized the asynchronous nature of our world and the challenges associated with incorporating asynchronicity into our architectures. AWS serverless services can help users concentrate on the asynchronous aspects of their workloads, easing the execution of event-driven architectures and enabling the adoption […]

AI-based intelligent document processing engine

Optimizing data with automated intelligent document processing solutions

Many organizations struggle to effectively manage and derive insights from the large amount of unstructured data locked in emails, PDFs, images, scanned documents, and more. The variety of formats, document layouts, and text makes it difficult for any standard Optical Character Recognition (OCR) to extract key insights from these data sources. To help organizations overcome […]

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Let’s Architect! Getting started with containers

Most of AWS customers building cloud-native applications or modernizing applications choose containers to run their microservices applications to accelerate innovation and time to market while lowering their total cost of ownership (TCO). Using containers in AWS comes with other benefits, such as increased portability, scalability, and flexibility. The combination of containers technologies and AWS services […]

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Prioritizing sustainable cloud architectures: a how-to round up

With Earth Month upon us and in celebration of Earth Day tomorrow, 4/22, sustainability is top-of-mind for individuals and organizations around the world. But it doesn’t take a certain time of year to act toward the urgent need to innovate and adopt smarter, more efficient solutions! Sustainable cloud architectures are fundamental to sustainable workloads, and […]

Razorpay Edge request flow for DDoS handling

Mitigating DDoS with data science using AWS Shield Advanced and AWS WAF

This blog post helps customers in mitigating distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) using AWS Shield Advanced, AWS WAF, and data science. We explore how to use these services along with machine learning (ML) to detect and mitigate DDoS attacks. Bad actors conduct DDoS attacks using botnets. Through botnets, attackers look for zero-day vulnerabilities—specifically on network devices such […]

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Let’s Architect! Monitoring production systems at scale

“Everything fails, all the time” is a famous quote from Amazon’s Chief Technology Officer Werner Vogels. This means that software and distributed systems may eventually fail because something can always go wrong. We have to accept this and design our systems accordingly, test our software and services, and think about all the possible edge cases. […]

Announcing updates to the AWS Well-Architected Framework

We are excited to announce the availability of improved AWS Well-Architected Framework guidance. In this update, we have made changes across all six pillars of the framework: Operational Excellence, Security, Reliability, Performance Efficiency, Cost Optimization, and Sustainability. A brief history The AWS Well-Architected Framework is a collection of best practices that allow customers to evaluate and improve the design, implementation, and operations […]

Many-to-many vehicle routing architecture

Optimizing fleet utilization with Amazon Location Service and HERE Technologies

The fleet management market is expected to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 15.5 percent—from 25.5 billion US dollars in 2022 to USD 52.4 billion in 2027. Optimizing how your organization uses its vehicle fleet is important for logistics and service providers such as last mile, middle mile, and field services. In […]

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Software-defined edge architecture for connected vehicles

To remain competitive in a marketplace that increasingly views transportation as a service emphasizing customer experience, vehicle capabilities and mobility applications need to improve and increase value over time, much like the internet of things and smart phones have done. Vehicle manufacturers and fleet operators are responding to this change by using data to inform […]