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Centrally track Oracle database licenses in AWS Organizations using AWS License Manager and AWS Systems Manager

As you continue to run your business-critical workloads in hybrid environments, you’ll most likely face the challenges of license management of products, such as Microsoft, SAP, Oracle, and IBM due to limited visibility and governance. You’ll most likely eventually over-provision licenses to avoid the headache with third-party license providers or under-provisioning licenses, only to face […]

Monitoring Amazon RDS and Amazon Aurora using Amazon Managed Grafana

Organizations running critical applications on AWS using fully managed database services such as Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) and Amazon Aurora rely on robust monitoring to ensure that their databases are performant, and cause no service disruptions to their customers. Amazon Managed Grafana is a fully managed and secure data visualization service that you […]

Using Amazon IPAM to enhance AWS Control Tower governance for Networking resources

Many of our customers are scaling their AWS environment to meet the growing needs of their businesses. They are building multi-VPC environments and interconnecting them with on-premises through AWS Site-to-Site VPN connection or AWS Direct Connect. As the number of projects grow customers have also adopted multi-account strategy using AWS Control Tower. This has helped […]

Enhance Evidence Collection with AWS Config and Audit Manager

AWS Audit Manager is a fully-managed service that provides prebuilt frameworks for common industry standards and regulations, and that automates the continual collection of evidence to help you prepare for an audit. The continuous and automated gathering of evidence related to your AWS resource usage helps simplify risk assessment and compliance with regulations and industry […]

Scaling Landing Zone with AWS Control Towers

A landing zone (LZ) is a well-architected, multi-account AWS environment that is scalable and secure. This is a starting point from which your organizations can quickly launch and deploy workloads in the secured infrastructure environment. A well-defined LZ provides a set of guardrails and baselines with multi-account architecture, identity and access management, control, data security, […]

Build EC2 Image Builder container images locally

EC2 Image Builder is a fully-managed AWS service that simplifies the creation, management, and deployment of golden server and container images. The images are built using an automation pipeline that is customizable for customers, enabling them to create images that are pre-installed and pre-configured with software and packages to meet specific IT requirements. The service […]

How to deploy CDK v2 to an account that requires boundary policies

Samuel Passman (spssmn, DevOps Consultant), James Dadd (jdaddaws, Infrastructure Architecture Consultant), Asad Syed (asadsy, DevOps Consultant), and Joseph Brian (jkbrian, Senior Engagement Manager) all with ProServe Globals Team. The AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK) is an open-source framework that simplifies working with cloud resources using familiar programming languages: C#, TypeScript, Java, Python, and Go […]

Use existing Logging and Security Account with AWS Control Tower

AWS Control Tower provides the easiest way for you to set up and govern your AWS environment, or landing zone, following prescriptive AWS best practices managed on your behalf. AWS Control Tower orchestrates multiple AWS services (AWS Organizations, AWS CloudFormation StackSets, Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), AWS Single Sign-On (AWS SSO), AWS Config, AWS CloudTrail) to build a landing zone […]

Create speech-enabled products using AWS Service Catalog and Amazon Polly

In this post, we’ll show how enterprises can use AWS Service Catalog to create AWS Service Catalog products based on AWS machine learning (ML) services, such as Amazon Polly and Amazon Rekognition. These products are packaged in AWS Service Catalog portfolios that customers can use for their use cases. These portfolios can generate revenue for […]

Visualizing metrics across Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus workspaces using Amazon Managed Grafana

This post provides step-by-step instructions for aggregating and visualizing your Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) monitoring metrics using Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus and Amazon Managed Grafana. As part of this solution, promxy a Prometheus proxy, is deployed to enable a single Grafana data source to query multiple Prometheus workspaces. Please note that this […]