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Category: AWS Well-Architected

AWS Week In Review – July 18, 2022

Last week, AWS Summit New York was held in person at the Javits Center with thousands of attendees and over 100 sponsors and partners. During the keynote, Martin Beeby, AWS Principal Developer Advocate, talked about how innovations in cloud infrastructure enable customers to adapt to challenges and seize new opportunities. It included Liz Fong-Jones‘s great […]

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New and Updated AWS Well-Architected Lenses

Since 2015, the AWS Well-Architected Framework has been helping AWS customers and partners improve their cloud architectures. The framework consists of design principles, questions, and best practices across multiple pillars: Operational Excellence, Security, Reliability, Performance Efficiency, and Cost Optimization. At AWS re:Invent 2021, we introduced a new Sustainability Pillar to help organizations learn, measure, and improve their workloads using environmental best practices […]

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New – Sustainability Pillar for AWS Well-Architected Framework

The AWS Well-Architected Framework has been helping AWS customers improve their cloud architectures since 2015. The framework consists of design principles, questions, and best practices across multiple pillars: Operational Excellence, Security, Reliability, Performance Efficiency, and Cost Optimization. Today we are introducing a new Sustainability Pillar to help organizations learn, measure, and improve their workloads using […]

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Announcing AWS Well-Architected Custom Lenses: Extend the Well-Architected Framework with Your Internal Best Practices

We launched the AWS Well-Architected Framework back in 2015 to help you review workloads against architectural best practices, and across pillars such as operational excellence, security, reliability, performance efficiency, and cost optimization. In 2017, we extended the framework with the concept of “lenses” to optimize specific workload types such as the Serverless Lens, the SaaS […]

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New – SaaS Lens in AWS Well-Architected Tool

To help you build secure, high-performing, resilient, and efficient solutions on AWS, in 2015 we publicly launched the AWS Well-Architected Framework. It started as a single whitepaper but has expanded to include domain-specific lenses, hands-on labs, and the AWS Well-Architected Tool (available at no cost in the AWS Management Console) that provides a mechanism for […]

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Andy Jassy stands on stage of re:Invent 2020

AWS re:Invent 2020 – Top Announcements

Below are the major 2020 re:Invent launch and preview announcements covered by our dedicated team of AWS News bloggers / developer advocates from around the globe. For a complete overview of all re:Invent 2020 launches, see the full list here. Plus, don’t miss our liveblog recaps of all the re:Invent 2020 keynotes: Andy Jassy’s Keynote […]

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AWS Well-Architected Framework – Updated White Papers, Tools, and Best Practices

We want to make sure that you are designing and building AWS-powered applications in the best possible way. Back in 2015 we launched AWS Well-Architected to make sure that you have all of the information that you need to do this right. The framework is built on five pillars: Operational Excellence – The ability to […]

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New – Serverless Lens in AWS Well-Architected Tool

When you build and run applications in the cloud, how often are you asking yourself “am I doing this right” ? This is actually a very good question, and to let you get a good answer, we released publicly in 2015 the AWS Well-Architected Framework, a formal approach to compare your workload against our best practices, and get […]

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