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Architecture Monthly Magazine: Open Source

According to the Open Source Initiative, the term “open source” was created at a strategy session held in 1998 in Palo Alto, California, shortly after the announcement of the release of the Netscape source code. Stakeholders at that session realized that this announcement created an opportunity to educate and advocate for the superiority of an […]

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Snowflake: Running Millions of Simulation Tests with Amazon EKS

This post was co-written with Brian Nutt, Senior Software Engineer and Kao Makino, Principal Performance Engineer, both at Snowflake. Transactional databases are a key component of any production system. Maintaining data integrity while rows are read and written at a massive scale is a major technical challenge for these types of databases. To ensure their […]

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The Satellite Ear Tag that is Changing Cattle Management

Most cattle are not raised in cities—they live on cattle stations, large open plains, and tracts of land largely unpopulated by humans. It’s hard to keep connected with the herd. Cattle don’t often carry their own mobile phones, and they don’t pay a mobile phone bill. Naturally, the areas in which cattle live, often do […]

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Architecture Monthly Magazine: AWS Solutions

For October’s issue of AWS Architecture Monthly Magazine, we decided to do a deep dive into the AWS Solutions Library, a virtual treasure trove of cloud-based solutions for dozens of technical and business problems. Whether you want to combine pre-built, well-architected multi-service patterns to create your own solution, deploy vetted architecture directly into your AWS […]

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New Whitepaper: Selecting & Designing Your Hybrid Connectivity Model

Introduction Many organizations need to connect their on-premises data centers, remote sites, and the cloud. A hybrid network connects these different environments. A modern organization uses an extensive array of IT resources. In the past, it was common to host these resources in an on-premises data center or a colocation facility. With the increased adoption […]

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Why Deployment Requirements are Important When Making Architectural Choices

Introduction Too often, architects fall into the trap of thinking the architecture of an application is restricted to just the runtime part of the architecture. By doing this we focus on only a single customer (such as the application’s users and how they interact with the system) and we forget about other important customers like […]

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Architecture Patterns for Red Hat OpenShift on AWS

Editor’s note: Although this blog post and its accompanying code make use of the word “Master,” Red Hat is making open source code more inclusive by eradicating “problematic language.” Read more about this. Introduction Red Hat OpenShift is an application platform that provides customers with turnkey application platform that is much more than a simple […]

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AWS Architecture Monthly Magazine: Robotics

September’s issue of AWS Architecture Monthly issue is all about robotics. Discover why iRobot, the creator of your favorite (though maybe not your pet’s favorite) little robot vacuum, decided to move its mission-critical platform to the serverless architecture of AWS. Learn how and why you sometimes need to test in a virtual environment instead of […]

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AWS Architecture Center: Your One-Stop Destination for Guidance & Resources

Discovering relevant architecture-related content has been simplified and made easier with the newly updated and expanded AWS Architecture Center. Now you can browse, search, and even request reference architectures, architecture patterns, best practices, and prescriptive guidance all in one location. The revamped Architecture Center is the only place where you can browse recommended guidance by […]

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Dream11: Scaling a Fantasy Sports Platform with 5M Daily Active Users

Founded in 2008, Dream11 is India’s leading sports-tech startup with a growing base of more than 45 million users playing multiple sports such as fantasy cricket, football, kabaddi, and basketball. Dream11 uses Amazon Aurora with Amazon ElastiCache to serve 1 million concurrent users within 50ms response time, serving at an average 3 million requests per […]

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