AWS Cloud Operations & Migrations Blog

Category: Foundational (100)

How to evaluate your Cloud Environment in a well-architected manner

Today, we’re happy to announce the availability of the AWS Well-Architected Management and Governance (M&G) Cloud Environment custom lens! To be ready for migrations and to run workloads at scale on AWS, customers need a properly configured AWS environment. The Well-Architected M&G Environment Guide (M&G Guide) provides best practices and prescriptive guidance to help customers […]

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AWS Control Tower releases API, pre-defined controls to your organizational units

AWS Control Tower offers a direct way to set up and govern an AWS multi-account environment following prescriptive guidance and best practices. It orchestrates the capabilities of several other AWS services, including AWS Organizations, AWS Service Catalog, and AWS IAM Identity Center (successor to AWS Single Sign-On), to build a landing zone in less than […]

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Prepare for an Audit in AWS Part 2 – General Best Practices

In Part 1 of this blog series, I discussed how you can use purpose-built services, such as AWS Audit Manager, AWS Config, and AWS Artifact, to help with almost any audit that you may be preparing for, with features geared specifically to what is required by an audit. But the story shouldn’t start there. Instead, […]

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Prepare for an Audit in AWS Part 1 – AWS Audit Manager, AWS Config, and AWS Artifact

AWS customers represent a range of different verticals, locations, and sizes. Given today’s digital, global economy, customers have various governance needs based upon their geographies. Regardless of the regulations or standards, AWS provides services and resources that help our customers prepare to meet those requirements. In this post, I demonstrate how you can use AWS […]

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Developing enterprise applications on-demand with AWS Mainframe Modernization and Micro Focus

AWS Mainframe Modernization service delivers features and value across the entire mainframe application migration, modernization, execution, and operation lifecycle. The service enables two patterns – Re-platforming and Automated Refactoring. These are popular mainframe modernization patterns because they provide business and technical benefits in the short term with a predictable timeline and cost. The Micro Focus […]

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AWS named for the first time ever as a Challenger in 2022 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring and Observability

This year, AWS was recognized for the first time as a Challenger in the 2022 Gartner Application Performance Monitoring and Observability (APM) Magic Quadrant. This is the first time AWS is recognized in the report’s 12-year history. The report is published annually and assesses vendors based on their Ability to Execute and Completeness of Vision. […]

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Analyzing legacy applications on-demand with AWS Mainframe Modernization and Micro Focus

AWS Mainframe Modernization service delivers features and value across the entire lifecycle of mainframe applications migration, modernization, execution, and operation. This post focuses on technical highlights and benefits of AWS Mainframe Modernization service using Micro Focus Enterprise Analyzer. It performs the analysis and assessment of your application during assess phase of migration and modernization projects […]

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Compliance and Auditing Sessions at AWS re:Inforce 2022

Today we’re going to highlight just some of the sessions planned for AWS re:Inforce 2022, which will take place in Boston, MA, on July 26-27. AWS re:Inforce is a learning conference focused on security, compliance, identity, and privacy. The event features access to hundreds of technical and business sessions, an AWS Partner expo hall, a […]

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Console-based access to Windows instances using AWS Systems Manager Fleet Manager

Historically, customers had to choose between security and costs when establishing RDP connections to Windows servers. The newest feature in Fleet Manager provides customers with a simple and secure browser-based method for accessing Windows servers over RDP. Now you can connect to your instances directly from the browser from the AWS Management Console in just […]

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How Amazon CloudWatch Metrics Insights enables Ring to monitor large cloud fleets easily

Amazon CloudWatch has recently launched Metrics Insights – a fast, flexible, SQL-based query engine that enables you to identify trends and patterns across millions of operational metrics in real-time. With Metrics Insights, you can easily query and analyze your metrics to gain better visibility into the health and performance of your infrastructure and large-scale applications. Metrics […]

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