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Better together: AWS SAM and AWS CDK

Today AWS is announcing the public preview of AWS Serverless Application Model CLI (AWS SAM CLI) support for local development and testing of AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK) projects. AWS SAM and AWS CDK are both open-source frameworks for building applications using infrastructure as code (IaC). AWS SAM is template-based using JSON or YAML, […]

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Architecture highlighting nearly continuous, real-time data replication from on-premises to AWS Outposts.

Architecting for DR on AWS Outposts with CloudEndure

This post is written by Scott Howe – Sr. Secure Hybrid Edge Solutions Architect and Schneider Larbi – Sr. Partner Solutions Architect (VMware & Outposts) AWS Outposts is a fully managed offering that extends AWS infrastructure into your data center to facilitate workloads requiring local processing, data residency, minimal application latency, and 2-step migration journeys.  Due […]

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Getting Started with AWS Nitro Enclaves on Microsoft Windows

This post is written by Scott Malkie, Specialist Solutions Architect, EC2 AWS Nitro Enclaves, introduced in October 2020, are isolated compute environments. They leverage the power of the AWS Nitro System to provide isolation and attestation for sensitive data processing. Customers use Nitro Enclaves to isolate their data processing workloads, even from users with root […]

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Getting started with serverless for developers: Part 3 – The front door

This blog post is part 3 of Getting started with serverless for developers, helping developers to start building serverless applications from their IDE. In the previous post, I introduce AWS Lambda and show how functions are designed to run business logic for serverless applications. In this blog post, you see how to access that business […]

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Getting Started with Anka on EC2 Mac Instances

This post is written by Scott Malkie, Specialist Solutions Architect, EC2 At re:Invent 2020, we announced Amazon EC2 Mac instances, which enable you to run on-demand macOS workloads in the AWS Cloud for the first time. Apple developers can now benefit from the scalability, elasticity, reliability, and security of the AWS Cloud and the AWS […]

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Modelling workflow input and output path processing with data flow simulator

AWS Step Functions recently introduced a new data flow simulator to model input and output path processing. This new feature makes it easier to evaluate JSON-based input and output data as it passes through a state, helping to build workflows faster. Developers build Step Functions workflows to orchestrate multiple services into business-critical applications with minimal […]

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Optimizing serverless development with samconfig

The AWS Serverless Application Model (AWS SAM) is an open-source framework for building serverless applications using infrastructure as code (IaC). Using shorthand syntax, developers declare AWS CloudFormation resources or specialized serverless resources that are transformed to infrastructure during deployment. AWS SAM commands list AWS SAM’s companion, the AWS SAM Command Line Interface (CLI), provides a […]

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