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Dead Letter Queue - DLQ SNS use case with architecture diagram

Designing durable serverless apps with DLQs for Amazon SNS, Amazon SQS, AWS Lambda

This post is courtesy of Otavio Ferreira, Sr Manager, SNS. In a postal system, a dead-letter office is a facility for processing undeliverable mail. In pub/sub messaging, a dead-letter queue (DLQ) is a queue to which messages published to a topic can be sent, in case those messages cannot be delivered to a subscribed endpoint. […]

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Deploying a highly available WordPress site on Amazon Lightsail, Part 4: Increasing performance and scalability with a Lightsail load balancer

This post is contributed by Mike Coleman | Developer Advocate for Lightsail | Twitter: @mikegcoleman This is the final post in a series about getting a highly available WordPress site up and running on Amazon Lightsail. For reference, the other blog posts are: Implementing a highly available Lightsail database with WordPress Using Amazon S3 with […]

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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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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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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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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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Running Java applications on Amazon EC2 A1 instances with Amazon Corretto

This post is contributed by Jeff Underhill | EC2 Principal Business Development Manager and Arthur Petitpierre | Arm Specialist Solutions Architect   Amazon EC2 A1 instances deliver up to 45% cost savings for scale-out applications and are powered by AWS Graviton Processors that feature 64-bit Arm Neoverse cores and custom silicon designed by AWS. Amazon Corretto is […]

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Optimizing for cost, availability and throughput by selecting your AWS Batch allocation strategy

This post is contributed by Steve Kendrex, Senior Technical Product Manager, AWS Batch   Introduction   AWS offers a broad range of instances that are advantageous for batch workloads. The scale and provisioning speed of AWS’ compute instances allow you to get up and running at peak capacity in minutes without paying for downtime. Today, I’m […]

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