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Tag: Field Notes

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Field Notes: Launch Amazon EMR with a Static Private IP in a Private Subnet

Organizations across every industry and sector are looking to easily and cost-effectively process vast amounts of data. Amazon EMR offers a way to instantly provision as much or as little capacity as needed to perform data- intensive tasks. When launching Amazon EMR, the IPs of the primary (master) and core node are automatically assigned at […]

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Field Notes: How FactSet Balances Developer Velocity with Governance using AWS IAM

This post was co-written by FactSet’s Cloud Infrastructure team, Gaurav Jain, Nathan Goodman, Geoff Wang, Daniel Cordes, Sunu Joseph and AWS Solution Architects, Amit Borulkar and Tarik Makota. At FactSet, their goal for cloud platform on AWS Cloud is to have high developer velocity alongside enterprise governance. They wanted application teams to have a frictionless […]

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Field Notes: Scaling Browser Automation with Puppeteer on AWS Lambda with Container Image Support

This post is contributed by Bill Kerr, SHI and Raj Seshadri, Global SA Lead, AWS. Imagine you are launching a brand new website selling goods and services. You are expecting a huge amount of traffic due to the seasonality of the product. You would like to test 100K simultaneous connections to the website and make […]

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Field Notes: Fleet Tracking Using Amazon Location Service with AWS IoT

Location-based intelligence is vital in today’s applications, enabling capabilities ranging from fleet tracking to hyperlocal marketing. However, developers face significant barriers when integrating location data into their applications. These include cost, privacy and security compromises, and tedious and slow integration work. With Amazon Location Service, you can add capabilities such as maps, points of interest, […]

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Field Notes: Launch Amazon Elasticsearch Service with Fine-Grained Access Control and Amazon Cognito

Originally published March 2020 to the Field Notes blog, and reviewed for technical accuracy in March 2021. To get started with Amazon Elasticsearch Service (Amazon ES), you must have a concept for authentication and authorization for your search cluster. In addition to an IP-based access policy or a proxy server to protect your search cluster, you can […]

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Field Notes: Enabling Guardrails in New AWS Regions the AWS Control Tower Supports

Originally published March 2020 to the Field Notes blog, and updated in January 2021, to highlight that AWS Control Tower supports the updating of enrolled accounts from the dashboard. Follow the instructions from Update existing OUs and accounts in addition to this blog. For the first time since the launch of AWS Control Tower, we […]

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OLX Edge Security Architecture

Field Notes: How OLX Europe Fights Millions of Bots with AWS

This post was cowritten with Daniel Loureiro, Lead Security Engineer at OLX Group Global Information Security. At OLX, infrastructure is constantly being scanned and targeted by advanced malicious botnets. These botnets either scrape the content of their websites to monetize it on other competing websites, threaten the availability of their service with DDoS attacks, or […]

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Field Notes: Accelerate Research with Managed Jupyter on Amazon SageMaker

Research organizations across industry verticals have unique needs. These include facilitating stakeholder collaboration, setting up compute environments for experimentation, handling large datasets, and more. In essence, researchers want the freedom to focus on their research, without the undifferentiated heavy-lifting of managing their environments. In this blog, I show you how to set up a managed […]

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Field Notes: Enroll Existing AWS Accounts into AWS Control Tower

Originally published 21 April 2020 to the Field Notes blog, and updated in August 2020 with new prechecks to the account enrollment script. Last updated April 8, 2021 to reflect changes in the AWS Organizations service.  Since the launch of AWS Control Tower, customers have been asking for the ability to deploy AWS Control Tower […]

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Field Notes: Stopping an Automatically Started Database Instance with Amazon RDS

Customers needing to keep an Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) instance stopped for more than 7 days, look for ways to efficiently re-stop the database after being automatically started by Amazon RDS. If the database is started and there is no mechanism to stop it; customers start to pay for the instance’s hourly cost. […]

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