AWS Cloud Operations & Migrations Blog

Category: Learning Levels

Accelerate your migration with version 3 of AWS Cloud Migration Factory

Today, we’re launching the third version of the AWS Cloud Migration Factory (CMF), previously called CloudEndure Migration Factory. The AWS CMF is recommended for customers rehosting more than 100 servers to AWS, providing orchestration and automation capabilities to simplify the migration. This release provides further automation to support your medium and large scale AWS migrations. […]

Automate folder recovery with AWS Systems Manager

Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS) snapshots provide you with a mechanism to back-up your critical workloads. There are several ways that you can back up your workloads, including Amazon Data Lifecycle Manager and AWS Backup. You can use Amazon Data Lifecycle Manager to automate the creation, retention, and deletion of Amazon EBS snapshots and Amazon EBS-backed […]

Tracking feature flags in Jira with AWS AppConfig

A key element of agile software development is the team agreeing on the “definition of done.” Before completing a project or feature, the team should document acceptance criteria that must be met to consider the work complete. A project or feature is “done” when all of the acceptance criteria are met and when value is […]

Achieving Operational Excellence using automated playbook and runbook

An important aspect of operational readiness is having a well-defined process to perform activities in your workload for various scenarios as indicated in Question 7 of Operational Excellence pillar in AWS Well-Architected Framework. Which aims at evaluating your workload’s readiness for operation, from process and personnel perspective. In the case of Incident response, a team […]

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 […]

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 […]

Change Management for Life Sciences

In this post, we’ll demonstrate how Customers looking to maintain Good Laboratory Practices (GLP), Good Clinical Practices (GCP), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) can get started evaluating their environments for the controls found in Title 21 of the Code of Federal regulations (CFR) Part 11, and remediate non-compliant resources via a change control process using native […]

AWS Managed Services Accelerate Operations Launch

AWS Managed Services (AMS) Accelerate is a new cloud operations offer that helps customers achieve operational excellence regardless of where they are in their cloud journey. Accelerate can operate all types of workloads running in AWS while giving customers complete freedom to use all AWS services. Accelerate uses AWS services for operations and security, such […]

Leveraging the Power of AWS to Increase Market Share

Amazon Web Services (AWS) gives you the tools and capabilities to digitally innovate and transform your business. We offer several programs like Digital Innovation, Migration Acceleration Program, and Skills Guild to help you bring business ideas to market faster. This blog describes how customers can leverage AWS to transform their organization, accelerate time-to-market, and realize […]

Strategies for consolidating AWS environments

Organizations undergoing mergers and acquisitions (M&A) are looking for ways to simplify and standardize the governance of their AWS cloud environments. M&As can become complex as different IT departments between the acquirer and the acquiree attempt to merge and operate as a single entity. Customers are increasingly using multiple accounts within an organization built and […]