AWS Marketplace

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securing aws marketplace ami

Securing access to AMIs in AWS Marketplace

Most of the customers I talk to manage large catalogs of paid software products procured from AWS Marketplace, including a mix of AWS Marketplace SaaS Contracts, hourly/monthly/annual Amazon Machine Images (AMIs), and products procured via Seller Private Offers. Customers often also ask me to explain best practices around securing access to paid software products in […]

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Golden AMI pipeline

Announcing the Golden AMI Pipeline

Today, I’m happy to announce that the golden AMI pipeline sample configuration is now available. Many AWS customers I work with are taking concrete steps to mature their cloud processes. These AWS customers have already identified and agreed upon a set of best practices they want to follow. One such practice is to set up […]

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AWS Service Catalog case study 3M HIS

How 3M HIS Uses AWS Service Catalog to Flatten the Learning Curve for Continuous Delivery

Continuous delivery (CD) has many advantages: faster build/test/deploy cycles, less manual work for developers, higher quality software, and more reliable updates. So why doesn’t everyone work this way? One reason is that the path to implementation can be bumpy. Particularly for large enterprises, there can be a steep learning curve—especially when teams are expected to […]

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Search for better hosting yields “huge cost savings” by using AWS and AWS Marketplace

Managed hosting—at first it can feel like a good fit. Then it starts to feel like a straitjacket. That was the experience of MovieStarPlanet, a Danish company founded in 2009 to develop and market interactive social games aimed at children and tweens. The company’s catalog includes the games MovieStarPlanet, BooniePlanet, and BlockStarPlanet. “We were using […]

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