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Category: Technical How-to

Deploying Local Gateway Ingress Routing on AWS Outposts

This post is written by Leonardo Solano, Senior Hybrid Cloud Solution Architect and Chris Lunsford, Senior Specialist Solutions Architect, AWS Outposts. AWS Outposts lets customers use the same Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) security mechanisms, such as security groups and network access control lists, to control traffic flows for on-premises applications running on Outposts. Some […]

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Diving Deep into EC2 Spot Instance Cost and Operational Practices

This blog post is written by, Sudhi Bhat, Senior Specialist SA, Flexible Compute. Amazon EC2 Spot Instances are one of the popular choices among customers looking to cost optimize their workload running on AWS. Spot Instances let you take advantage of unused Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) capacity in the AWS cloud and are […]

Serverless application shared responsibility

Building AWS Lambda governance and guardrails

When building serverless applications using AWS Lambda, there are a number of considerations regarding security, governance, and compliance. This post highlights how Lambda, as a serverless service, simplifies cloud security and compliance so you can concentrate on your business logic. It covers controls that you can implement for your Lambda workloads to ensure that your […]

Flow chart showing the steps and IEM is usually made of: 1. Event is planned 2. IEM is initiated 6-8 weeks in advance of the event 3. Infrastructure readiness is assessed and mitigations are applied 4. The event 5. Post-event review

How to prepare your application to scale reliably with Amazon EC2

This blog post is written by, Gabriele Postorino, Senior Technical Account Manager, and Giorgio Bonfiglio, Principal Technical Account Manager In this post, we’ll discuss how you can prepare for planned and unplanned scaling events with Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), and make sure that your infrastructure is ready to sustain increased compute power requirements. […]

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Selecting Network Switches for Your AWS Outposts

This blog post is written by, Frankie Negro, Outposts Solution Architect. AWS Outposts is a family of fully managed solutions that extend AWS infrastructure, services, APIs, and tools to customer premises. Outposts is available in a variety of form factors, from 1U and 2U Outposts servers (https://aws.amazon.com/outposts/servers/) to 42U Outposts racks (https://aws.amazon.com/outposts/rack/). AWS Outposts is […]

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Understanding AWS Lambda scaling and throughput

AWS Lambda provides a serverless compute service that can scale from a single request to hundreds of thousands per second. When designing your application, especially for high load, it helps to understand how Lambda handles scaling and throughput. There are two components to consider: concurrency and transactions/requests per second. Concurrency of a system is the […]

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Automating Amazon EC2-Windows EBS Volumes monitoring and creating alarms

This blog post is written by, Santhosh Kumar Adapa, Database Consultant,  AWS WWCO ProServe,  Jeevan Shetty, Database Consultant, AWS WWCO ProServe, and Bhanu Ganesh Gudivada, Consultant  Databases, AWS WWCO ProServe. Customers who are running fleets of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instances use advanced monitoring techniques to observe their operational performance. Capabilities like aggregated and […]

Configuring low latency connectivity between AWS Outposts rack and on-premises data using CoIP

This blog post is written by, Leonardo Azize Martins, Cloud Infrastructure Architect, Professional Services. AWS Outposts rack enables applications that need to run on-premises due to low latency, local data processing, or local data storage needs by connecting Outposts rack to your on-premises network via the local gateway (LGW). Each Outpost rack includes a local […]

Understanding the lifecycle of Amazon EC2 Dedicated Hosts

This post is written by Benjamin Meyer, Sr. Solutions Architect, and Pascal Vogel, Associate Solutions Architect. Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) Dedicated Hosts enable you to run software on dedicated physical servers. This lets you comply with corporate compliance requirements or per-socket, per-core, or per-VM licensing agreements by vendors, such as Microsoft, Oracle, and […]

Implementing Attribute-Based Instance Type Selection using Terraform

This blog post is written by Christian Melendez, Senior Specialist Solutions Architect, Flexible Compute – EC2 Spot and Carlos Manzanedo Rueda, WW SA Leader, Flexible Compute – EC2 Spot. In this blog post we will cover the release of Terraform support for Attribute-Based Instance Type Selection (ABS). ABS simplifies the configuration required to acquire compute […]