AWS Cloud Operations & Migrations Blog

Category: Best Practices

How Kyndryl used AWS Service Management Connector, AWS Config and AWS Systems Manager to achieve lifecycle management of AWS resources through ServiceNow

Customers need a way to do lifecycle management of AWS resources in the AWS Cloud. Many customers leverage managed solutions providers to manage their AWS accounts, and they’re looking for AWS native solutions and integrations to solve their business problems. Lifecycle management includes discovering new resources from customer’s AWS environment, populating them via federation into […]

Announcing AWS Observability Accelerator to configure comprehensive observability for Amazon EKS

In May 2022, we announced Amazon EKS Observability Accelerator, a tool for configuring and deploying  a purpose built observability solution on Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) clusters for specific workloads using Terraform modules. We launched this tool  demonstrating four use-cases and customers have been using the tool rapidly to achieve observability. Customers can use […]

How Arctic Wolf uses AWS CloudTrail Lake to Simplify Security and Operations

In this post, we’ll discuss how Arctic Wolf is using AWS CloudTrail Lake to simplify compliance, enhance security operations, and obtain new operational insights from their CloudTrail data. Arctic Wolf, the leader in security operations, helps customers protect their organizations from rapidly evolving cyber threats with the Arctic Wolf Security Operations Cloud and Concierge Security® model. As […]

Introducing vended logs for Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus

Customers are using Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus to monitor and alert on their container metrics. Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus ships with Alert Manager, the open source alert routing component in Prometheus. Alert manager routes alerts to Amazon Simple Notification Service (Amazon SNS). However, there are some common reasons why alert manager may fail […]

Move over IT, here comes innovation

Companies invest in research and development (R&D) to improve their cost structure, speed to market, and quality of offerings. R&D spend is highest in industries where research efforts are linked to product roadmaps, as is the case in the healthcare, pharmaceutical, and technology industries. Those typically allocate 10% to 15% of their revenues to innovation. […]

AWS Resources Lifecycle Management Via ServiceNow and AWS Service Management Connector

Customers deploy series of AWS resources to support their workloads in the cloud. These organizations, as part of their maturity journey, must help managing the lifecycle of their AWS Resources using existing IT Service Management tool, such as ServiceNow. Manually executing these tasks via both consoles (ServiceNow and AWS Console) is inefficient and time-tasking. With […]

Optimize Log Collection with Amazon CloudWatch Agent Log Filter Expressions

The Amazon CloudWatch agent is a software package that autonomously and continuously runs on your servers. You can install and configure the CloudWatch agent to collect system and application logs from Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), on-premises hosts, and containerized applications. The logs collected by the CloudWatch agent are processed and stored in Amazon CloudWatch, […]

Monitoring Windows desktops on Amazon Workspaces using Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus and Amazon Managed Grafana

Many Organizations leverage Amazon Workspaces as a virtual cloud-based Windows desktop as a solution (DAAS) to replace their existing traditional desktop solution to shift the cost and effort of maintaining laptops and desktops to a cloud pay-as-you-go model. Customers using Amazon Workspaces would need the support of managed services to monitor their workspaces environment operations. […]

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 […]

How to peer an AWS Migration Hub Refactor Spaces orchestrated AWS Transit Gateway to your existing enterprise AWS Transit Gateway

AWS Migration Hub Refactor Spaces helps customers incrementally refactor applications while shielding end users from the changes of infrastructure and using the strangler fig pattern. This enables customers to refactor their legacy applications into a series of microservices while continuing to operate the existing application in production. Refactor Spaces achieves this by orchestrating a number […]