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Category: AWS IAM Identity Center

Enable federation to Amazon QuickSight with automatic provisioning of users between AWS IAM Identity Center and Microsoft Azure AD

Organizations are working towards centralizing their identity and access strategy across all their applications, including on-premises, third-party, and applications on AWS. Many organizations use identity providers (IdPs) based on OIDC or SAML-based protocols like Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) and manage user authentication along with authorization centrally. This authorizes users to access Amazon QuickSight […]

Integrate AWS IAM Identity Center (successor to AWS Single Sign-On) with AWS Lake Formation fine-grained access controls

Data lakes are a centralized repository for storing structured and unstructured data at scale. Data lakes enable you to create dashboards, perform big data processing and real-time analytics, and create machine learning (ML) models on your data to drive business decisions. Many customers are choosing AWS Lake Formation as their data lake management solution. Lake […]

Create cross-account, custom Amazon Managed Grafana dashboards for Amazon Redshift

Amazon Managed Grafana recently announced a new data source plugin for Amazon Redshift, enabling you to query, visualize, and alert on your Amazon Redshift data from Amazon Managed Grafana workspaces. With the new Amazon Redshift data source, you can now create dashboards and alerts in your Amazon Managed Grafana workspaces to analyze your structured and […]

Federated authentication to Amazon Redshift using AWS Single Sign-On

Managing database users through identity federation allows you to manage authentication and authorization procedures centrally. Amazon Redshift, a fast, fully managed cloud data warehouse, provides browser-based plugins for JDBC/ODBC drivers, which helps you easily implement identity federation capabilities added with multi-factor authentication (MFA) to secure your data warehouse, and also helps automation and enforcement of […]