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Automate AWS Config reporting for noncompliant resources that have been non-compliant for a period of time

AWS Config evaluates the configuration settings of your AWS resources. You do this by creating AWS Config rules, which represent your ideal configuration settings. AWS Config provides customizable, predefined rules called AWS Managed Rules to help you get started. While AWS Config continuously tracks the configuration changes that occur among your resources, it checks whether […]

How Capgemini used AWS Systems Manager and AWS cloud native observability to provide self-service monitoring

This post was written in collaboration with David Wansell, an Enterprise Cloud Architect at Capgemini with over 20 years of experience across multiple enterprise domains. He designs and builds automation and solutions that enable customers to deliver on their desired outcomes in their cloud adoption journey. Customers need a way to automatically create alarms that […]

How Capgemini used AWS Systems Manager and AWS cloud native observability to provide self-service logging and analytics

This post was written in collaboration with David Wansell, an Enterprise Cloud Architect at Capgemini with over 20 years of experience across multiple enterprise domains. He designs and builds automation and solutions that enable customers to deliver on their desired outcomes in their cloud adoption journey. Log analysis helps customers to manage infrastructure and applications […]

Use AWS Lambda with AWS Control Tower Audit account to inspect your multi-account setup

When you are building workloads on AWS, you are encouraged to follow a multi-account strategy to isolate workloads into multiple AWS accounts. You can do this to separate your accounts based on different business units, different stages of the software development lifecycle (SDLC) or another manner that is suitable for your organization’s needs. Whichever approach […]

Moving from a single account AWS Config deployment to an Organization wide deployment

As customers become more mature in the cloud, they will start to investigate how they can utilize additional AWS services in order to meet their goals. In many cases the initial phase will involve some research and testing of the service before deploying it across their cloud environment. For customers that may need to maintain […]

How Thomson Reuters used Amazon CloudWatch to improve availability and operational efficiency of Directory Services

Thomson Reuters Corporation (TR) is a Canadian multinational media company that provides critical online and print information, know-how, decision making tools, software, and services for the legal industry. TR’s Tax and Accounting business serves law firms, tax and accounting firms, global trade organizations, educational institutions, and more. Thomson Reuters operates in more than 100 countries […]

Monitor AWS Application Migration Service in Multiple Accounts and Regions

Customers commonly begin their journey to AWS by rehosting (lifting-and-shifting) servers in their on-premises environment. They do this for various business reasons, including shifting from capital to operational expense, reducing total cost of ownership, reducing support costs, data center exit, and many others. AWS Application Migration Service (MGN) is the automated lift-and-shift service that facilitates […]

Automate the sending of AWS Audit Manager assessment reports

Implementing compliance at scale is not an easy endeavor for customers as they move their workloads to the AWS cloud. Due to the challenges that are posed by cloud environments such as the more ephemeral nature of resources or the dynamic landscape of the cloud, automation is paramount to success. At an enterprise scale the […]

How to get a daily report for your resources configuration changes

AWS allows customers to build, experience, and innovate in their AWS accounts, resulting in dynamic environments. You can manage your resources changes using different controls, such as: Preventive controls with AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) policies Detective controls with AWS Config Rules Preventive and Detective controls with continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) pipelines […]

Using Amazon CloudWatch dashboards custom widgets

Many of our customers use Amazon CloudWatch dashboards but have additional use cases that would benefit from the ability to include custom datasets in their existing dashboards. Custom widgets let you create your own visualizations or datasets, share them with other teams, provide input or parameters to your widget, and adjust the time scoped on […]