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Estimating AWS Config recorder costs and usage using AWS CloudTrail

AWS Config is a service that tracks configuration changes of AWS resources in your AWS account.  AWS Config uses the configuration recorder to create a configuration item whenever it detects a change to a resource type that it is recording. For example, if AWS Config is recording Amazon S3 buckets, AWS Config creates a configuration […]

AWS Organizations, moving an organization member account to another organization: Part 3

In part one, we identified different features of AWS Organizations requiring guidance and consideration when you move an account from one organization in Organizations to another. We focused on Organizations Polices, AWS Resource Access Manager (AWS RAM) shares, and AWS global condition context keys. In part two of the series, we identified behavior and actions when you want […]

AWS Organizations, moving an organization member account to another organization: Part 2

In part one, we identified different features of Organizations requiring guidance and consideration when you move an account from one organization in Organizations to another. We focused on Organizations Polices, AWS Resource Access Manager (AWS RAM) shares, and AWS global condition context keys. In this post, part two of a three-part series, we identify behaviors […]

AWS Organizations, moving an organization member account to another organization: Part 1

AWS customers use AWS Organizations as the basis of a multi-account AWS environment as defined by the Organizing Your AWS Environment Using Multiple Accounts AWS Whitepaper. Organizations is an AWS service that enables you to centrally manage and govern multiple accounts. Often there is a scenario when you must move an AWS account from one […]

Visualizing Resources with Workload Discovery on AWS

Operations Teams (Ops Teams) across enterprises typically rely on documented architecture diagrams to understand the dependencies of various workloads deployed on AWS. As enterprises continue to deploy large-scale multi-tiered workloads, it can become challenging for Ops Teams to track the ever changing relationships between the deployed resources, often meaning that documentation can’t keep up with […]

Build a resilience reporting dashboard with AWS Resilience Hub and Amazon QuickSight

You might have heard the phrase “10,000 foot view” at some point during your career. This typically refers to having a broad, high-level understanding of a system or organization’s technology infrastructure and how all its components fit together. It is a way of looking at the big picture without getting bogged down in the details. […]

Enhance Amazon EKS Containerized Application Resilience with AWS Resilience Hub

Enhance Amazon EKS Containerized Application Resilience with AWS Resilience Hub

Building and managing resilient, micro-service based Containerized applications in a distributed environment is hard; maintaining and operating them is even harder. Even though containerized applications running on Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) take advantage of the performance, scale, reliability, and availability of AWS infrastructure which, we need to understand that failures will occur and […]

Strategies to Distribute Visibility in Multi-account Environments

Speed matters in business, and AWS customers want to move quickly and securely when they choose to innovate and develop on our platform. As customers scale their AWS footprint, a majority of them adopt a multi-account strategy to separate their workloads and better enable their teams to build rapidly. The AWS multi-account strategy provides guidance […]

How to receive notifications of AWS AppConfig deployment events

AWS AppConfig, a capability of AWS System Manager, allows you to quickly and confidently deploy new features using feature flags, or update your software behavior using operational flags, in a safer and validated way. Feature flags help teams move faster by decoupling a deployment of code from the release of a feature. Code can be […]

Choose, create, and track your unit metrics for your applications

When you operate in the variable spend model of the Cloud, business growth can translate into a variable bill that reflects the activity of your workloads in your environment. For some customers, a monthly increase in their AWS bill is a normal part of growth, but for many, is an unwanted outcome. Therefore, it is […]