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NVIDIA NVDEC/NVENC architecture. Source https://developer.nvidia.com/video-codec-sdk

Optimizing video encoding with FFmpeg using NVIDIA GPU-based Amazon EC2 instances

This post is written by Alejandro Gil, Solutions Architect and Joseba Echevarría, Solutions Architect.  Introduction The purpose of this blog post is to compare video encoding performance between CPUs and Nvidia GPUs to determine the price/performance ratio in different scenarios while highlighting where it would be best to use a GPU. Video encoding plays a […]

A/B Configuration: Mix CPU architecture with ALB ingress connected to two separate CPU services

Mixing AWS Graviton with x86 CPUs to optimize cost and resiliency using Amazon EKS

This post is written by Yahav Biran, Principal SA, and Yuval Dovrat, Israel Head Compute SA. This post shows you how to integrate AWS Graviton-based Amazon EC2 instances into an existing Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) environment running on x86-based Amazon EC2 instances. Customers use mixed-CPU architectures to enable their application to utilize a wide selection […]

. Amazon RDS replication to Local Zones with AWS DMS

Maintaining a local copy of your data in AWS Local Zones

This post is written by Leonardo Solano, Senior Hybrid Cloud SA and Obed Gutierrez, Solutions Architect, Enterprise. This post covers data replication strategies to back up your data into AWS Local Zones. These strategies include database replication, file based and object storage replication, and partner solutions for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2). Customers running […]

High level HA architecture for Software VPN

Enabling highly available connectivity from on premises to AWS Local Zones

This post is written by Leonardo Solano, Senior Hybrid Cloud SA and Robert Belson SA Developer Advocate. Planning your network topology is a foundational requirement of the reliability pillar of the AWS Well-Architected Framework. REL02-BP02 defines how to provide redundant connectivity between private networks in the cloud and on-premises environments using AWS Direct Connect for […]

S3 on Outposts connectivity options

Training machine learning models on premises for data residency with AWS Outposts rack

This post is written by Sumit Menaria, Senior Hybrid Solutions Architect, and Boris Alexandrov, Senior Product Manager-Tech.  In this post, you will learn how to train machine learning (ML) models on premises using AWS Outposts rack and datasets stored locally in Amazon S3 on Outposts. With the rise in data sovereignty and privacy regulations, organizations […]

Create, Use, and Troubleshoot Launch Scripts on Amazon Lightsail

This blog post is written by Brian Graf, Senior Developer Advocate, Amazon Lightsail and Sophia Parafina, Senior Developer Advocate.  Amazon Lightsail is a virtual private server (VPS) for deploying both operating systems (OS) and pre-packaged applications, such as WordPress, Plesk, cPanel, PrestaShop, and more. When deploying these instances, you can run launch scripts with additional […]

The AWS CDK stack workflow

Deploying an automated Amazon CloudWatch dashboard for AWS Outposts using AWS CDK

This post is written by Enrico Liguori, Networking Solutions Architect, Hybrid Cloud and Sumeeth Siriyur, Sr. Hybrid Cloud Solutions Architect. AWS Outposts is a fully managed service that brings the same AWS infrastructure, services, APIs, and tools to virtually any data center, colocation space, manufacturing floor, or on-premises facility where it might be needed. With Outposts, […]

Secure Connectivity from Public to Private: Introducing EC2 Instance Connect Endpoint

This blog post is written by Ariana Rahgozar, Solutions Architect, and Kenneth Kitts, Sr. Technical Account Manager, AWS. Imagine trying to connect to an Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instance within your Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC) over the Internet. Typically, you’d first have to connect to a bastion host with a public […]

Architecture diagram featuring adding a Resource Group of On Demand Capacity Reservations with 3 On Demand Capacity Reservations per Availability Zone.

Reserving EC2 Capacity across Availability Zones by utilizing On Demand Capacity Reservations (ODCRs)

This post is written by Johan Hedlund, Senior Solutions Architect, Enterprise PUMA. Many customers have successfully migrated business critical legacy workloads to AWS, utilizing services such as Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), Auto Scaling Groups (ASGs), as well as the use of Multiple Availability Zones (AZs), Regions for Business Continuity, and High Availability. These […]

Figure 1 Landing Zones Accelerator Local Zones workload on AWS high level Architecture

Best Practices for managing data residency in AWS Local Zones using landing zone controls

This blog post is written by Abeer Naffa’, Sr. Solutions Architect, Solutions Builder AWS, David Filiatrault, Principal Security Consultant, and Jared Thompson Hybrid Edge SA Specialist. In this post, we discuss how you can leverage AWS Control Tower landing zone and AWS Organizations custom policies – guardrails – at the root level, known as Service […]