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Event Driven Architecture using Amazon EventBridge - Part 1

Event Driven Architecture using Amazon EventBridge – Part 1

This post is co-authored with Andy Suarez and Kevin Breton (from KnowBe4). For any successful growing organization, there comes a point when the technical architecture struggles to meet the demands of an expanding and interconnected business environment. The increasing complexity and technical debt in legacy systems create pain points that constrain innovation. To overcome these […]

KPIs – Enterprise Journey from Technology to Business

As discussed in this blog post, AWS sees organizations with well-defined, tracked and aligned business key performance indicators (KPIs) thrive in their cloud transformation journey. However, it is a challenge to define and track these KPIs. Even when organizations align to track outcomes and there is value in doing so, some encounter difficulties focusing on […]

Achieve domain consistency in event-driven architectures

Application modernization is an important and growing migration strategy for many businesses. Most applications begin as a monolith, focusing on a specific business use case. As businesses grow, so does the complexity and number of business use-cases that their monoliths must support. This causes monolith application components to be tightly coupled and less cohesive, making […]

Top considerations for Flash sale events

Introduction Flash sale events happen when online stores offer deep discounts, promotions on their products or sell unique inventory for a short period, and product launches. The inventory behind these sales is usually low, high demand and the promotions are valid for only the short sale period. Flash sales often see a steep increase in […]

7 Easy steps to migrate Oracle database to AWS in minutes

Lift and Shift Oracle Database with the least downtime using AWS Application Migration Service Introduction Customers migrating Oracle databases from their data centers to AWS run enterprise workloads that are vital for their business. They look for tools and mechanisms to enable them to migrate without disruption to current database operations and with minimum or […]

Scale your workload reviews with the new Review Templates feature in the AWS Well-Architected Tool

Scale your workload reviews with the new Review Templates feature in the AWS Well-Architected Tool

The AWS Well-Architected Tool (WA Tool) helps you define and review workloads based on the latest AWS architectural best practices. This allows you to identify areas of strength and improvement in your workloads consistently. You answer questions to evaluate your architecture and receive an improvement plan detailing any high or medium risk issues discovered, along […]

AWS Health Events Intelligence Dashboards & Insights

Organizations operating mission-critical workloads on AWS, need the ability to analyze and respond to AWS service events in a timely manner to maintain operational excellence. AWS Health sends AWS Health events on behalf of other AWS services with three main categories: notifications on account administration and security, operational issues that affect AWS services, and scheduled […]

How World Kinect Corporation migrated their Oracle E-Business Suite Applications to AWS

Contributions from Paul Wright, Leader in Database and middleware Services at World Kinect Corporation  Introduction With the advancement in maturity and breadth of cloud solutions, an increasing number of enterprises are choosing to embark on migrating their Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems to the cloud. ERP systems sit at the heart of many digital transformation initiatives because […]

How to perform a Well-Architected Framework Review- Part 3

In previous blog posts, we discussed the first two phases for running a Well-Architected Framework Review, or WAFR. The first phase is to Prepare and the second phase in to conduct the Review. In this blog post, we dive deep into the third phase: Improve. Figure-1 WAFR Phases What is the Improve phase? At this […]

How to perform a Well-Architected Framework Review- Part 2

There are three phases to conduct a successful Well-Architected Framework Review or WAFR: Prepare, Review and Improve. In part 1 of this blog series, we discussed the preparation phase. In this part, we will dive deep into the best practices of the second phase, the actual review. Figure-1 WAFR Phases Assuming you follow the recommendations […]