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Sending Standard CloudFront Access Logs to CloudWatch Logs for Analysis

Sending CloudFront standard logs to CloudWatch Logs for analysis

Amazon CloudFront is a fast content delivery network (CDN) service that securely delivers data, videos, applications, and APIs to customers globally with low latency, high transfer speeds, all within a developer-friendly environment. CloudFront standard logs (also known as access logs) give you visibility into requests that are made to a CloudFront distribution. The logs can […]

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Best practices for migrating Microsoft SQL Server databases to Amazon EC2 using CloudEndure

Best practices for migrating Microsoft SQL Server databases to Amazon EC2 using CloudEndure Migration

June 22, 2021: This blog post describes CloudEndure Migration. AWS Application Migration Service, the next generation of CloudEndure Migration, is now the recommended service for lift-and-shift migrations to AWS. If you have Microsoft SQL Server workloads running in an on-premises environment, you might be looking for ways to migrate to AWS with minimal or no […]

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Linux Fleet

How to create an Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling policy based on a memory utilization metric (Linux)

This is the first in a two-part series about how to create an Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling policy based on memory utilization metric. This post covers Linux OS. In part 2 I’ll cover how to create an Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling policy based on a memory utilization metric in Windows OS. Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling […]

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Windows Fleet

How to create an Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling policy based on a memory utilization metric (Windows)

In the first of this two-part series, I showed you how to create an Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling policy based on a memory utilization metric for Linux OS. In this second post, I walk through how to create Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling policy based on memory utilization metric for Windows OS. I will use a […]

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Using AWS CodePipeline to deploy AWS Config conformance packs created with the Rule Development Kit

As consultants, we often help customers manage AWS services using infrastructure as code (IaC). We follow DevOps practices for building, versioning, testing, and deploying services. We also use AWS Config custom and managed rules to evaluate the configuration settings of AWS resources. AWS Config continuously tracks the configuration changes that occur among AWS resources and […]

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Cost Optimization with nOps and CloudTrail

Cost optimization with nOps and CloudTrail

This post is co-authored by JT Giri, CEO and Founder at nOps, and Tomo Sakatoku, Principal Partner Solutions Architect at AWS Cost optimization is always critical to everyone. Customers make lots of effort to make sure their AWS Platform operates cost-effectively. AWS provides tools to help customers optimize and visualize costs. AWS Cost Explorer provides […]

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Proactive monitoring of application configuration deployment using AWS AppConfig and Amazon CloudWatch

While deploying critical changes to large-scale applications, unexpected errors can render the application unavailable to end users until the changes are manually rolled back. As a best practice, many Amazon teams use AWS AppConfig to deploy application configuration changes. AWS AppConfig is a capability of AWS Systems Manager that you can use to create, manage, […]

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How to automate capture and analysis of CI/CD metrics using AWS DevOps Monitoring Dashboard solution

Across the world, organizations are investing in DevOps tools to improve productivity in their software delivery process. Customers tell us that they want to collect performance and operational metrics on their continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) pipeline, to quantify value from DevOps automation investments and to identify opportunities to improve efficiency in software delivery capabilities. However, […]

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AWS Network Firewall logs are ingested into CloudWatch and analyzed through Contributor Insights and CloudWatch Logs Insights.

Use Contributor Insights to analyze AWS Network Firewall

AWS recently launched AWS Network Firewall, a stateful, managed network firewall that provides intrusion detection and prevention for Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC). In a large-scale enterprise environment, it can be difficult and time-consuming to inspect multiple log groups and log streams. Investigating a security incident across a Network Firewall fleet that spans different VPCs […]

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Prepare for Oracle license audits in AWS using AWS Audit Manager and AWS License Manager

Many of our customers who run Oracle databases need help with managing their Oracle licenses on AWS and ensuring that they have not fallen out of compliance with Oracle’s licensing rules. They must be prepared to provide relevant evidence in an auditor-friendly format during an Oracle license audit. Gathering evidence in a timely manner to […]

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