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The architecture of the solution. It shows an EC2 instance of the G4 family deployed in a public subnet. The EC2 instances communicates with S3. Also shown is how a security group controls access from users to the EC2 instance

Use Amazon EC2 for cost-efficient cloud gaming with pay-as-you-go pricing

This post is written by Markus Ziller, Solutions Architect Since AWS launched in 2006, cloud computing disrupted traditional IT operations by providing a more cost-efficient, scalable, and secure alternative to owning hardware and data centers. Similarly, cloud gaming today enables gamers to play video games with pay-as-you go pricing. This removes the need of high […]

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Building Modern Applications with Amazon EKS on Amazon Outposts

This post is written by Brad Kirby, Principal Outposts Specialist, and Chris Lunsford, Senior Outposts SA.  Customers are modernizing applications by deconstructing monolithic architectures and migrating application components into container–based, service-oriented, and microservices architectures. Modern applications improve scalability, reliability, and development efficiency by allowing services to be owned by smaller, more focused teams. This post […]

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Schema validation

Managing federated schema with AWS Lambda and Amazon S3

Schema Management is a non-trivial challenge in federated GQL systems. The highest risk to your system availability comes with the potential of introducing breaking schema change by one of the graphlets. Your system cannot serve any requests after that. There is the problem of the delayed feedback loop for the engineers working on schema changes and the impact of schema composition during runtime on the service latency.

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Optimize costs by up to 70% with new Amazon T3 Dedicated Hosts

This post is written by Andy Ward, Senior Specialist Solutions Architect, and Yogi Barot, Senior Specialist Solutions Architect. Customers have been taking advantage of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) Dedicated Hosts to enable them to use their eligible software licenses from vendors such as Microsoft and Oracle since the feature launched in 2015. Amazon EC2 Dedicated […]

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BeeGFS architecture

Enabling parallel file systems in the cloud with Amazon EC2 (Part I: BeeGFS)

This post was authored by AWS Solutions Architects Ray Zaman, David Desroches, and Ameer Hakme. In this blog series, you will discover how to build and manage your own Parallel Virtual File System (PVFS) on AWS. In this post you will learn how to deploy the popular open source parallel file system, BeeGFS, using AWS […]

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Workflow execution result

Building a serverless distributed application using a saga orchestration pattern

This post showed how to implement the saga orchestration pattern using API Gateway, Step Functions, Lambda, DynamoDB, and .NET Core 3.1. This can help maintain data integrity in distributed transactions across multiple services. Step Functions makes it easier to implement the orchestration in the saga pattern.

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Serverless GIF generator demo

Building a serverless GIF generator with AWS Lambda: Part 1

Many video streaming services show GIF animations in the frontend when users fast forward and rewind throughout a video. This helps customers see a preview and makes the user interface more intuitive. Generating these GIF files is a compute-intensive operation that becomes more challenging to scale when there are many videos. Over a typical 2-hour […]

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Solution architecture

Sending mobile push notifications and managing device tokens with serverless applications

This blog shows how to deploy a serverless solution for validating and managing SNS platform endpoints and tokens. To publish push notifications successfully, use SNS to check the endpoint attribute and ensure it is mapped to the correct token and the endpoint is enabled.

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