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ICYMI: Serverless Q3 2019

This post is courtesy of Julian Wood, Senior Developer Advocate – AWS Serverless Welcome to the seventh edition of the AWS Serverless ICYMI (in case you missed it) quarterly recap. Every quarter, we share all of the most recent product launches, feature enhancements, blog posts, webinars, Twitch live streams, and other interesting things that you might have missed! […]

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Building a serverless weather bot with two-way SMS, AWS SAM, and AWS Lambda

People love being able to send text messages to companies to change appointments, get support, or receive order updates. Short message service (SMS) is ubiquitous around the world and supported in almost every mobile phone that you can find today. It can also be a good interface for a variety of business applications. Many developers […]

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Deploying a Highly available WordPress site on Amazon Lightsail, Part 3: Increasing security and performance using Amazon CloudFront

This post is contributed by Mike Coleman | Developer Advocate for Lightsail | Twitter: @mikegcoleman The previous posts in this series (Implementing a highly available Lightsail database with WordPress and Using Amazon S3 with WordPress to securely deliver media files), showed how to build a WordPress site and configure it to use Amazon S3 to serve […]

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Processing batch jobs quickly, cost-efficiently, and reliably with Amazon EC2 On-Demand and Spot Instances

This post is contributed by Alex Kimber, Global Solutions Architect No one asks for their High Performance Computing (HPC) jobs to take longer, cost more, or have more variability in the time to get results. Fortunately, you can combine Amazon EC2 and Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling to make the delivery of batch workloads fast, cost-efficient, […]

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Deploying a highly available WordPress site on Amazon Lightsail, Part 2: Using Amazon S3 with WordPress to securely deliver media files

This post is contributed by Mike Coleman | Developer Advocate for Lightsail | Twitter: @mikegcoleman This is the second post in a series focusing on how to build a highly available WordPress site on Amazon Lightsail. The first post, Implementing a highly available Lightsail database, explained how to deploy a WordPress instance with a standalone […]

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Migrating Azure VM to AWS using AWS SMS Connector for Azure

AWS SMS is an agentless service that facilitates and expedites the migration of your existing workloads to AWS. The service enables you to automate, schedule, and monitor incremental replications of active server volumes, which facilitates large-scale server migration coordination. Recently, you could only migrate virtual machines (VMs) running in VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V environments. […]

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Optimizing deep learning on P3 and P3dn with EFA

This post is written by Rashika Kheria, Software Engineer, Purna Sanyal, Senior Solutions Architect, Strategic Account and James Jeun, Sr. Product Manager, and Amr Ragab The Amazon EC2 P3dn.24xlarge instance is the latest addition to the Amazon EC2 P3 instance family, with upgrades to several components. This high-end size of the P3 family allows users to […]

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Managing domain membership of dynamic fleet of EC2 instances

This post is written by Alex Zarenin, Senior AWS Solution Architect, Microsoft Tech. 1.   Introduction For most companies, a move of Microsoft workloads to AWS starts with “lift and shift” where existing workloads are moved from the on-premises data centers to the cloud. These workloads may include WEB and API farms, and a fleet of […]

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Centralizing Windows Logs with Amazon Elasticsearch Services

Cloud administrators often rely on centralized logging systems to better understand their environments, learn usage patterns, and identify future problems so that they can pre-emptively prevent them from occurring, or troubleshoot them more effectively. Of course, these are just some of the functions a centralized logging strategy provides, all which help IT organizations become more […]

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