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Category: Centralized operations management

How Capgemini used AWS Systems Manager and AWS cloud native observability to provide self-service monitoring

This post was written in collaboration with David Wansell, an Enterprise Cloud Architect at Capgemini with over 20 years of experience across multiple enterprise domains. He designs and builds automation and solutions that enable customers to deliver on their desired outcomes in their cloud adoption journey. Customers need a way to automatically create alarms that […]

How Capgemini used AWS Systems Manager and AWS cloud native observability to provide self-service logging and analytics

This post was written in collaboration with David Wansell, an Enterprise Cloud Architect at Capgemini with over 20 years of experience across multiple enterprise domains. He designs and builds automation and solutions that enable customers to deliver on their desired outcomes in their cloud adoption journey. Log analysis helps customers to manage infrastructure and applications […]

Top 10 AWS Cloud Operations and Migrations Blog posts of 2022

With 2022 behind us, we want to take the opportunity to highlight our readers and the top blog posts from 2022. A big thank you to all our readers but also our authors who continue to work on delighting our customers with their blog posts. #1 Announcing AWS CloudTrail Lake – a managed audit and […]

Know Before You Go – AWS re:Invent 2022 Centralized Operations Management

Whatever stage you are at in your process of moving to or operating in the cloud, AWS offers centralized operations management services that you can use to manage and operate your applications on AWS, on-premises, in hybrid environments, or at the edge. Operate your applications from a central location with automation, integrations, built-in best practices, […]

How Capgemini uses AWS Systems Manager Automation runbooks to generate reports for AWS Backup activity

Centralizing and automating data protection helps you support your business continuity and regulatory compliance goals. Backup compliance includes the ability to define and enforce backup policies to encrypt your backups, protect them from manual deletion, prevent changes to your backup lifecycle settings, and audit and report on backup activity from a centralized console. A common […]

How Capgemini used AWS Systems Manager and other AWS services to provide cloud-native, self-service patch management and automation

This post was written in collaboration with David Wansell, an Enterprise Cloud Architect at Capgemini with over 20 years of experience across multiple enterprise domains. He designs and builds automation and solutions that enable customers to deliver on their desired outcomes in their cloud adoption journey. Customers need a way to do patch management in […]

Automate vulnerability management and remediation in AWS using Amazon Inspector and AWS Systems Manager – Part 2

Update 11/2022 – In September 2022, Amazon Inspector added support for Windows operating systems for continual software vulnerability scanning. This post supports remediating vulnerabilities only on Linux operating systems supported by the Systems Manager agent. This post is the second part of the Automate vulnerability management and remediation series using Amazon Inspector and AWS Systems […]

Automate vulnerability management and remediation in AWS using Amazon Inspector and AWS Systems Manager – Part 1

Update 11/2022 – In September 2022, Amazon Inspector added support for Windows operating systems for continual software vulnerability scanning. This post supports remediating vulnerabilities only on Linux operating systems supported by the Systems Manager agent. AWS recently launched the new Amazon Inspector for performing continuous vulnerability scans on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instances […]

DevOps automation for backup compliance in AWS using AWS Backup Audit Manager

Backup compliance in AWS includes defining and enforcing backup policies to encrypt your backups, protect them from manual deletion, prevent changes to your backup lifecycle settings, and audit and report on backup activity from a centralized console. AWS Backup Audit Manager, a feature within the AWS Backup service, provides built-in compliance controls for these areas. […]

Using AWS AppConfig Feature Flags

AWS recently launched AWS AppConfig Feature Flags. Feature flagging is a powerful tool that allows engineers to safely push out new features to customers, but doing so in a measured and usually gradual way. In this blog post, you will learn about what feature flags are, what are the benefits to using them, and what […]